Finally, Christmas* is over and so is my little contest - time to announce the results.
Boy, was this contest fun! - and - Gee, am I certain to not host another one too soon! Or at least only a scientific one like 'guess the diameter of this lint' or 'estimate how many skeins of xxx I need to span the distance from my doorstep to the nearest corner shop'. It was really hard to decide in favour of a winner because everybody really sent in hilarious pictures.
However... my congratulations go to Katie from Straying Power! I cannot link to A winning post nor even point out a favourite for she is blessed (or cursed?) to spend the Christmas season in a sort of illuminated Bibleland, so it seems. Quantity meets quality in her countless posts and you will be torn between the decision to find these illuminations amazing or preposterous. Loads of pictures, go there and enjoy!
[btw, has anybody seen the Brick Testament?]
As promised, another beneficiary will not have to rely on my taste in excrescences, but my mixing skills.
In result, Kira from Knitting or something like it will too be
Thanks again to all participants, it has been great entertainment for me and hopefully for you, too.
But it hasn't only been spying time here at sheepandnocity. Boldly ignoring my new year's resolutions, I casted on for another project. Any idea what this is?
To make up for the bad, bad unauthorised cast-on I am about to tackle a fish skin project. To be honest, so far only the skin and scissors have met. The plan is to stitch this little fish (fish out of fish skin: how subtle..) on the Sophie bag. Being kind of an
* I was willing to add something on the whole Christmas thing, incorporating pagan Yule lads, elves and the three Magi, but have to postpone it to another time (next year?)