Tuesday, May 1, 2012

New knitting project and inspiration

Inspired by my mum's beautiful wash cloths, I started knitting this hand towel in grey dk cotton.  I put a moss stitch border on with weave stitch main section.

Last sunday, Mr. Margie and I took a stroll in the bluebell woods at Mass Lough in Ballinakill Co. Laois with some friends, the carpet of bluebell leaves were dotted with vivid deep blue flowers. 

On our return home I noticed the wisteria is just about to flower, a more subtle hue than the bluebells, I have been challenged by nature to begin a blue project next.

        Happy May Day

Big hugs,



Plumrose Lane said...

Oh Margie, Thanks so much for stopping by my blog ~ you've been on my mind lately and I just adore hearing from you. I do apologize for not stopping by sooner ~ it's been far too long!
I hope you're all doing wonderfully on the other side of that great big pond!

Cape Cod Washashore said...

Happy May Day to you! Your washcloth is beautiful! I noticed when we drove south to NYC recently that the wisteria along the sides of the road had already been blossoming (not so here on the Cape yet though). I hope you show us what you create in blue!

Vee said...

Your towel is lovely. Don't you appreciate how one thing inspires another? I do!

Such a wonderful path to walk...

Edel said...

Blue bells everywhere Margie and a nice fresh breeze to encourage them to break into a dance, how cute is your new cloths,think they missed the springclean this year!!!!!

Mary Janes TEAROOM said...

Your wash cloth is lovely Margie and your second photograph is so beautiful...inspiration indeed..I just love it!
Hope you are having a happy week,
Susan x

My Home Sweet Homemade said...

Hi Margie! I'm so glad you've found my new blog, you're sóóó welcome! I'm going to foloow your blog again!
Btw... love your knitted cloth!!!!
Hugs, Elly

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