Advent – days 23 & 24

I’ve done it! Twenty-four days of Advent, and twenty-four little ornaments made, one for each day. And I finished today’s early enough to photograph it, so I can write my final Advent blogpost today 😀

Yesterday I got this beautiful yarn, green-flecked on white. I decided to make this adorable little pair of mittens, because I’ve been hoping for a suitable yarn for this pattern! It’s Better Homes and Gardens’ Mitten Gift Topper, which is a very straightforward and quick little pattern, worked mostly flat and partly in the round. They’re just so cute.

Today I got this gorgeous turquoise and orange-y striped yarn. I knew I wanted to make something quite quick today, because I wanted to photograph it today and make the living room nice and tidy for tomorrow (aka, put the yarn away, Catherine…), so I went with Lucy of Attic24’s wonderful Star Decoration. Simple, quick, and I love how the striped yarn sort of but not quite works up with a swirl.

And that’s it! Ready for Christmas. The tree is decorated:

It’s wonky, but who cares?

The cake is decorated (my work – I love decorating the cake every year):

Penguins having a snowball fight!

And since I’m not doing the cooking tomorrow, I can happily have a glass of wine, an early night, and a lie-in tomorrow.

Merry Christmas to all of you who celebrate it. I hope your day is filled with love, laughter and joy.

8 thoughts on “Advent – days 23 & 24

  1. Thank you for sharing your crochet advent adventure. It sure was fun to see what you created each day with your mystery yarn. Merry Christmas!


  2. I’ve really enjoyed your posts throughout the year, Catherine and have loved watching your Advent ornaments come in to being. I like your wonky tree and your cake is gorgeous!
    May you have a special Christmas – and enjoy that glass of wine!


  3. ❤ Thank you. Belated Seasonal Seasonings & Happiness in this New Year ❤ I've had a lovely evening drinking tea, eating reduced mince pies and checking out your Advent pictures and patterns ❤


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