Saturday, January 12, 2013

HOT!!!!!!!!

I've seen the Milo pattern around blog-land for quite some time now and have been meaning to give it a try. So, during the last few months of my recent pregnancy I got the chance to whip a couple up...
 
The green one below is made using Debbie Bliss EcoBaby Cotton (less then 1x50g ball) and I made the Newborn size. It's such a bonus that this little vest/singlet pattern comes in such a large range of sizes - by purchasing just 1 pattern I can now make Milo's for all of my kids (sizes nb, 4 and 6), AWESOME!!!
 
The only negative I found with the Milo was that because you get so many sizes on the 1 pattern it tends to make it a little 'busy'. I felt a little lost at times while knitting - but then again that just might have been my 'baby brain'... :) 
 
All in all the Milo is a super quick and easy knit that I look forward to making again!!!! 
milo 1
I fell in love with the nappy cover tutorial by Dana Made when Millie was only a baby and knew that a couple of these would definitely be on the cards for Bub #3. Thanks to a recent trip to Spotlight and some seriously cute boys prints making their way home with me Tobie now has a couple of his own...
 
Can you believe how hot it is at the moment????
As I sit at my computer, tying up this post, the temperature here on our farm is well and truly over 45'C - HOT!!!
 
We were lucky enough to have a cool change here on Tuesday with it only reaching just over 30'C for the day - cool enough to venture out in the paddock, in the middle of the day, to check on some cows...
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It is so dry out here!!! We've had hardly any rain for the past 6 months and could really do with some good storms... 1200+ hectares went up in flames on a property down the road last week - thank goodness no one was hurt and the fire is all out now...
 
How are things where you are??? I hope that everybody is keeping safe and out of the heat...

7 comments:

  1. feeling the heat here too.........last time I looked it was 42 at 1pm...........crazy weather........and yes soooooo dry........stay safe have been wondering about you with all the fries out west.........some big acres burnt.......

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  2. It's so dry everywhere at the moment. We've been lucky that were having a cooler weekend by the look of other states.

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  3. We are having very hot days, but also enjoying a nice cool change between them so it doesn't feel that bad.
    Those little pants are cute. I find tikki's patterns a little confusing at time with so many patterns at a time (that one that you made is the Adam though) I can now knit the Milo with my eyes closed I have done it that many times.

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  4. It's to be up in the 60's (F) today. Very warm. Warm enough to take all the outside Christmas lights down.

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  5. We had 20 cm of snowfall in one night and it is -20 C here....

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  6. So glad to hear the fires didn't get too close. We are so spoilt in town and air conditioning and plenty of water.
    Thinking of you all on the land :)

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