Wednesday, April 6, 2011

New Yarns, Fabrics & Buttons

 Great mail day today! My cotton crochet threads arrived! I ordered some plain ones..
 and some multicolored ones. The colors are beautiful! 
 And three half-meter fabrics from Nana. Aren't they gorgeous?? And knitting needles? I finally decided to learn knitting so I ordered a pair of bamboo knitting needles from Ery. When Hazel saw them, she was so excited and wanted to learn, too! From me. Who had just tried knitting for a day. I taught her what I knew and so, one pair of needles wasn't enough. Incidentally, my husband went to mainland and I asked him to buy another pair. Everyone's happy! I've mastered casting on but not the knit stitches. Anybody willing to teach me? Here, by my side? I really need help. 
 Aren't these buttons lovely? I just love the owl ones and ordered them as soon as they were uploaded on Button Planet. The wooded ones are from Nana as well. The ones on cards were swapped on Swap Workshop and some more are coming soon. I just love buttons! And I found two blogs that are all about buttons : Button Floozies and Bonkers About Buttons
I'm drowning in flowers at the moment. They will be finished by today and hopefully by tomorrow, all the ends  will be weaved in, too. And I still have more orders pending, so I won't be posting anytime soon. 
Have a lovely week!


Yati said... [Reply to comment]

Banyaknya benang baru kak Aisyah. Jeles Yati. Hihi..
Kalau dekat, Yati dah mai umah kak Aisyah dah, kita knit sama-sama. :D
Akak ni crochet super fast, dah siap dah bunga tu...! Dasyat!

Anonymous said... [Reply to comment]

Oh Allah.. kak Aisyah.. sukanya tengok benang-benang tu... wahhh.. kalau nak beli kat mana ya? Teringin juga nak cuba :)
Betul Yati kata.. kalau saya dekat, saya pun dah pergi rumah kak Aisyah dan kita knit sama-sama xD hihi..
Kak Aisyah dah cuba tengok youtube tak? Ada yang senang juga nak faham.. Kak Aisyah nak buat apa dengan benang-benang yang cute tu? :D

lia said... [Reply to comment]

akak beli benang2 dari indonesia tu lagi ke?alahai...ini boleh mendatangkan jeles!haha..tapi memang cantik2 la kaler dia kan...

Monique said... [Reply to comment]

What a lovely colours ans I like your multicoloured yarn very much!

Aisyah Helga said... [Reply to comment]

@Ery, akak beli kat Nik of Jari Jemari blog. Buat masa ni hanya boleh berhubung dgn dia thru hp, tenet masalah. Pasal knitting ni, akak ada tengok YouTube tp tk sama lah bila ada org ajar depan mata...Nanti kita berjumpa bulan 5/6 k?

stitches from wales said... [Reply to comment]

you tube is the place to learn knitting or anything else for that matter. You can turn the video back as many times as you like until you have grasped it.good luck


Aisyah Helga said... [Reply to comment]

Thanks, Pauline! I did looked there and they did help but I still need someone to show me how to hold the needles and yarns
properly. But I'll do my best! Thanks for the support!

Rafidah Ahmad said... [Reply to comment]

wahh aisyah! geramnya tengok benang tu..memang baik blogger jari jemari tuh...benang2 dia best sangat nampak..
5 june aisyah nak pegi mana? kl ke? kalau kl leh jumpa :)

Aisyah Helga said... [Reply to comment]

@Kak Fida, bkn 5 Jun tapi hujung bln 5 & 6(cuti sekolah). Kami ni org Sabah ;)

Paula said... [Reply to comment]

Lovely colours all of them, I particulalry like the red, the aqua and the green on the first photo. I wonder what beautiful creations you'll be making with these. Good luck with your knitting, I used to do a lot of knitting when I was younger, I can still remember the basics but for the more complicated stitches I would need to have my mum sat by my side.

Maaike said... [Reply to comment]

Lovely yarn, fabric and buttons you got yourself! Yummie :-)
Love, Maaike

Aisyah Helga said... [Reply to comment]

@Paula, thanks! I have some idea on what to do with them but still don't have the time, yet!

Gartendrossel said... [Reply to comment]

hallo Aisyah Helga,
thank you so much for your Visit on my blog.
I love the Crochet Flowers, she are so pretty!

have a nice Day
frühlingshafte Grüße von Traudi

Carolyn said... [Reply to comment]

Lovely yarn, fabric and buttons! I like your multicolored yarn very much.

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Aisyah Helga said... [Reply to comment]

Thanks for all the sweet comments, ladies!

Dawn said... [Reply to comment]

Shopping is the best when such lovely things are purchased!

And super huge best wishes for your knitting endeavor!

MamaDaniel said... [Reply to comment]

wah.. kalau saya dah terror knit nanti saya nak gi tioman la.. bleh ajar akak.. haha...

rindu tioman... :D

byknyer benang kak.. saya tak berani nak beli, sbb yang ada pun x berbuat lagi.. haha..

cantik la bunga2 tu.. dok dlm kotak nmpk mcm kek plak.. cup cakes.. ;)

Josie said... [Reply to comment]

Aisyah, all your new goodies look so yummy! Good luck with the knitting...I know it can feel awkward at first, but you'll persevere. If there's no one that can teach you in person, have you tried YouTube? Keep going, you'll get it :-)

Aisyah Helga said... [Reply to comment]

@Zila, boleh...kalau nak datang bgtau akak, ye.

@Josie, I have looked at some tutorials on YouTube and they were helpful but I think it has to do with my awkwardness holding the needles and yarn. I will try harder!

Thank you everyone for all you support!

MisFyd said... [Reply to comment]

Wow yummy colourful yarns!!!!
Cool that you're learning to knit.

I'm always slow in knitting that why I opt for crochet more =P. I guess I have a problem on holding the 2 needles!

Aisyah Helga said... [Reply to comment]

@Fyd, ye lah. Very awkward holding 2 needles at a time, dah biasa pegang 1 je kan? I'll attack it when I really have the time!

Yati said... [Reply to comment]

Oh, ni mesti busy siapkan tempahan lagi ni. Selamat, kak Aisyah! :)

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