Saturday, December 29, 2012

A welcome gift


Back in Sweden after two weeks in Italy! : )

Although it was nice to be back in Venice (and on the mountains too) for a while, I'm glad to be in the North again - I missed it a lot. We arrived at home at 1 a.m. last night, after rather long trip, and I found a beautiful surprise waiting for me. I won a giveaway for the first time in my life, and the lovely Lucy from Needlework in Miniature sent me a huge lot of mini yarn balls, in a delightful range of colours. They are a true pleasure for the eyes! : )

In particular, Elliot the tiny elephant was super excited about the yarn, since he found a couple balls that perfectly match his collar. And now he wants me to knit something for him! : )
Well, the prize came under the condition of using it to create a miniature piece of clothing, so I guess it's fair that Elliot gets a little treat. I can not compete with the amazing talent of Lucy for teeny tiny knitting, so mine will have to be a rather simple project! But I suggest you check out her work, because it is truly amazing. : )

Thank you once again Lucy for this wonderful gift that brightened up my comeback!






8 comments:

  1. Hello from Spain: welcome back north. Congratulations on winning the toss. Nice prize. Keep in touch

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  2. Wat een leuke verrassing om te vinden :)

    Gezond en gelukkig 2013 gewenst.

    Groeten Xandra

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  3. Welcome back at home.
    Contrats on your win. Fantstic colors.
    Happy new year to you and your family!
    Greetings
    Melanie

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  4. Congrats for your winning prize. I agree the colors are just beautiful, I hope Elliot gets something knitted by you :D!!
    Welcome back at home!
    Hugs, Ilona

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  5. felicidades por esos preciosos hilos

    besitos y felices fiestas


    Mari

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  6. coplimenti per la vittoria!!Immagino già tutte le piccole meraviglie che confezionerai *---*
    Buon anno!!!

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  7. Congratulations on your wonderful win. Beautiful colours. Glad you had a wonderful holiday. Wishing you a Happy New Year.
    Hugs Maria

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  8. Hola querida,

    ¡Feliz año 2013!

    Besos,
    Lany

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