Friday, August 5, 2011

easing back in ...

... to blogging, to life in general. Somehow, I went away and although I came back home, physically, I've lost some of me somewhere along the way. In a bid to get things back to normal, I'm posting. Unfortunately, photo quality is terrible. I managed to mess up my camera and now have no LCD and have to aim somewhere in the region of what I want to capture and just hope for the best!

When I crochet I often fall in love with certain stitches and yarns. I kind of fell in love with the colour combination used for my wavy top. 

Does that happen to you? 

By the way, I did have a wonderful time in Singapore and Malaysia ma sha Allah. My brother and his family went on to Thailand and my sil brought me back this really cool pair of silk trousers. 

Ok, they're not actually that colour. They're darker. And they are supposed to look this

I'd spotted them in Kuala Lumpur too. Wrap-around trousers! Aren't they clever? I'm a bit weary of them but so willing to give them a go!

Lots of creative spaces here. Yes, I cheat! It's not even Thursday any more!


SimplyMe August 5, 2011 at 10:58 PM  

Welcome back...:) inshaAllah you will get the inspiration to go on whichever way you choose. Love your crochet work. I used to be able to knit a single strand, not sure if I could do it now though.:D

jessyz August 5, 2011 at 11:22 PM  

Welcome back, love the ripples and flower color combo. And those trousers are so cool, my friend had a bunch of them in linen but I always feel that I might end up naked if I wore them, let us know how they work out, because I saw an easy pattern for these and might just sew a pair for myself

little moments August 5, 2011 at 11:33 PM  

welcome back....I missed you

umm imran August 6, 2011 at 12:05 AM  

salam sis and welcome back i missed your posts ... just take it slowly and you`ll be back to your old self insha`allah .... i love the colors of the flower

JenMun(a) August 6, 2011 at 12:06 AM  

and welcome back!;) I think we are all glad you're back!your crochet flower is beautiful allahibarik!I am stil in love with your hexagon sweaters..(one day) you must tell me how to crochet them!

Yarny Days August 6, 2011 at 6:01 AM  

Love the crochet work. Especially the flower. So glad to hear that you had a great trip!

knitalatte August 6, 2011 at 6:14 AM  

Oh your crochet work is just beautiful. I really like your color combinations.
Thank you for stopping by my blog and leaving a lovely comment.

Fruitful Fusion August 6, 2011 at 12:08 PM  

Such a warm welcome back! Missed you all too! Taking the advice Umm Imran and taking it easy!
SimplyMe, of course you can! Give it a go!
JessyZ, that's what I'm weary of! :)
JenMuna, YES in sha Allah!
Thank you all. You guys are great!

Baa-Me Kniits August 7, 2011 at 4:38 AM  

Welcome back :-) Holidays always take it out of us. Those trousers look really cool and so do those gorgeous colours you are crocheting. Hope you are back to your old self soon, be kind to yourself Hugs xx

Live.Love.Learn August 8, 2011 at 1:58 PM  

masha' glad to see you back..blogland has been a little less colourful without you in it, and the crochet as always looks fab!

Aysh August 8, 2011 at 10:01 PM  

Yep...I go into the colour trance and one stitch thing too... :) welcome back... I was around when you were off... missed you.:)
Replying from my place. Yes, we should meet sometimes... I really need to meet a real life crocheter!:)) Strange as it may sound I haven't met any.

washi August 10, 2011 at 1:47 PM  

Welcome back! I love the colour combo too...unfortunately those pants and I are not friends as I found them pretty but not good on me :(

crochetingdoc August 11, 2011 at 1:16 PM  

Your color combination is indeed stunning! I really like it! And the top has turned out really good! Great work! :)
Have a nice day,

Anonymous,  August 13, 2011 at 12:41 AM  

welcome back,nice to see you here again:)im trying to leave a comment here since last week,i dont know what was wrong,it didnt accept my google account!!(İt says you cant leave a comment with this account!!)anyways,i hope your trip was good.
i love the colour of the trouser and it looks so comfortable..there is nothing to say about the flower and colour combination,because it is perfect as usual.:))

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