Wednesday, 23 December 2009

Happy Christmas!

I'm not going to stress that the repair man came today and couldn't fix my washing machine ( parts are to be ordered) because the heating is still going... and

The Christmas tree is up and decorated...

The cake is made and iced...

Several knitted presents are completed.
A Fan Neckwarmer in Rowan silk wool...

in gorgeous Noro Kureyon

A rather silly ski hat
that no one would model for me!

And... oh dear...
perhaps not everything was finished!

But I'm as ready as I'll ever be. Tomorrow I'm cooking Christmas lunch for twelve. Then they are all going off to various other places and Stewart and I are having a blissfully quiet Christmas to ourselves before they all return on Boxing Day.

All that remains is for me to wish all my blogging friends a very happy and blissful Christmas of your own.


  1. Have a lovely Christmas Gina!

    Great handwarmers too, I have a ball of that floating around - perhaps a gentle knit for after the storm!

  2. Merry Christmas Gina!

    You've got me thinking about post festive knitting projects now...

  3. Love that purple scarf!!! And your cake looks divine. Merry Christmas!

  4. Right back at you Gina, hope its nice and peaceful but most of all relaxing!. Merry( but not too merry)

  5. Merry Christmas Gina and family!

    Lovely knitwear and those socks are a great colour-way.


  6. Gorgeous cake, lovely decorations and fantastic knitted gifts. You'll just have to spray everyone with Febreze until the washing machine is mended! Happy Christmas and 'see' you in the New Year.

  7. Your tree looks beautiful and those mitts are to die for (can't resist those colours!). Have a very Merry Christmas with all your family. xx

  8. Just a thimbleful....

    Love the scarf, Gina, realy cosy! Are they your feet - if so, you must paint the toenails red. Mine are ALWAYS red and they cheer me up and make me smile!
    Love & best wishes - Mavis

  9. Those are such cosy peaceful images - thank you for sharing and for all you have given us this year! I wish you all you wish yourselves in 2010 - can't wait to see what new paths you wander!

  10. Love that fan neckwarmer and the cake decoration is so simple and lovely to look at. Have the best of Christmases!

  11. Happy Christmas Gina, Your socks will be gorgeous when they are finished. But my favourite is your scarf its beautiful. Jane x

  12. Beautiful gifts you have made Gina.

    Happy Christmas to you and thanks for all your great comments through the year. x

  13. Have a wonderful time with yours Gina! Lovely pressies there! Don't think about the washing! xxx

  14. Have a really wonderful Christmas Gina! Lots of love Locket xxx

  15. Have a very happy Christmas!

    Pomona x

  16. Merry Christmas Gina

    I wish you love, health, peace and lots of nice things for 2010

    Lots of love
    Carolyn xx

  17. Oh! I managed to activate my google account at your blog house!

    Can I just say how excited I am about those mittens? They're some of the loveliest I've seen - I adore how the colours change.

    Have a lovely lovely day Gina. Relax and enjoy. Hope to see you soon.


  18. have a lovely christmas, Gina, and a nice rest afterwards!!!! Lovely gifts by the way!!!


  19. looks like you're pretty well organised (you don't want to be bothering with washing at christmas anyway)! I hope you have a lovely peaceful christmas day and a very happy new year x

  20. I've just caught up with th e last three posts. Hope today went well with the mass catering and have a lovely peaceful Christmas day.
    (And thanks for the book tutorial)

  21. What gorgeous gifts, the cake and the house look very festive. Have a wonderful day.

  22. Oooh, what eye candy in this post! That cake is beautiful -- as is all the knitting. I hope you had a very Happy Christmas!

  23. hope you had an amazing time! x

  24. Iwould really like the pattern for the fan scarf ,Icant seem to get onto join the ravely site ,Ihave just discovered your blog ,and will most certainly be back ,what wonderful work you do ,so clever Jan xx


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