A Decorative Trio

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Well, it seems I’m finally getting into the swing of this Christmas decoration business.

Xmas Trio_38smlXmas Trio_39smlUnfortunately though, there’s no getting around the fact that our tree decorations are all dark blue and turquoise, and my latest pale pink is just not going to match. I’m thinking a few more decorations though, and I’ll be able to make it into a lovely festive garland for above the mantel. Would that work do you think?

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Instructions for the Holly Bauble are in this post.

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1st row dc 6
2nd row increase in each stitch (12)
3rd row increase in every 2nd stitch (18)
4th row increase in every 3rd stitch (24)
5th row increase in every 4th (32)
6th row increase in every 5th (38)
7 – 11 rows dc in each dc (38)
**start stuffing here and continue till last row**
12 – 17 decrease to match increase

Xmas Trio_34smlThe star pattern is from Jelly Wares. I made two stars and joined together with a contrasting dc.

This might be getting a little addictive I think. 😀

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I have no idea how it happened ~ Part 2

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Actually, this time I do know how it happened!

I was (innocently) sitting down to a really quick weekday-morning breakfast and thought I’d have a little peak at this lovely blog. Big mistake! First, there was this post about Lucy’s gorgeous Festive Wreath, which of course then lead to these exquisite Teeny Tiny Stars.

Obviously, they weren’t going to wait till after work. I mean, they just had to be made now! I’m sure you understand.

I only made three, in a lovely peacock colour, or is it emerald, or even teal? Actually, I made six, starched them and sewed them together… just to make them a little more robust. You can just see them in these photos, they’re rather hiding in our tree.

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I’m not sure now though, maybe I like Lucy’s ones better.

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Moo is pretty happy with our tree this year. Did I tell you it’s her birthday on Saturday? She will be turning three. I’m thinking maybe a birthday-girl-pom pom?

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