Thursday, 22 August 2013

Tata Bangalore.... Hello Toronto !!!

A warm hello to all my readers. How have you all been? It feels great to write a post after having done the disappearing act. I missed visiting all my favourite blogs too. But I do have reasons for that(What??? Did I hear someone say excuses? :P) .
No excuses this time. I have been incredibly busy over the last few weeks and may be its gonna be the same for a few more to come. We were busy moving out of our old house and then packing stuff to move out of the country (you know how tiring it can be) and then busy moving into our new house. Phew!!!
Yes friends!! I have moved out of India :( :( I'm already  missing my family, friends and all the street food of Bangalore :P
We moved to Toronto.... My husband is here for his MBA and I've come along with him. Its been a few weeks since we arrived and I'm pretty much settled in my new home now. And back to sanity with internet at home.

Here's a look at our apartment in Toronto.


My living room.



Other view of my living room.


The bedroom all messed up with our luggage and cargo boxes :-) Its better now as we've got our mattress and other stuff and its all set in the bedroom. 



That's the view from my living room window. Do you see the blue thing at the back. It Lake Ontario :-) I'm just waiting to visit the lakeside. 


I haven't been crocheting for quite sometime now. But I have a very cute baby set to show off, which I made just before I left. Its for my cousin who's expecting a baby soon. She liked it a lot and what else could I have asked for !!! :-) :-) 


Isn't it cute??? Oh I just love it.


I love the pom-pom on top!!! I just made it by crocheting in circles using single crochet. 



Cute little booties to keep the tender toes warm :-)  The colour looks a little different as I took this one from my camera and the others are from my phone.

Some more pics which I took while making them.



The pattern for the bootie is HERE.




I used THIS pattern for the baby sweater.




Now since I'm not in Bangalore, I've to find places to satisfy my yarn addiction. That will take some time I guess. I do have some other finished projects to be posted. I'm not too sure what I'll be working on next, but will find one soon. I will be back with a beanie post and something new I did :-)
Here I sign off with an eager wait for your lovely comments. 
Adios!!! 

Love!
Ranjitha

11 comments:

  1. Wow, big changes and good ones! Congrats! :) Nice to see you are exited about your new place of living! Don't worry, you will settle down soon and will start liking new city soon :) I am sure!
    Loved the baby set you made, perfect color and lovely pattern!

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    1. Thanks Anna!! Indeed a very big change :-) And a pleasant one! :-)

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  2. congrats on moving to the new place. Cute baby set.

    www.shamiatcraft.blogspot.com

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  3. Hi Ranjitha,
    Nice to hear from you after very long time.. The baby set is very cute and i am sure you will quench your thirst for wonderful yarns there.. I used to ask my friends from US and UK to bring me yarns when they visit India :)

    And i saw your query reg the hook size for rose doily.. Not sure if you are answered. I used a 1.6mm hook for the roses and the whole doily. You can find it here..http://crochetkumari.blogspot.in/2013/09/irish-rose-doily.html

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    1. Thankyou so much Pavi for the lovely lines :-) I would pester my sister to buy yarn and other accessories when she used to visit India. I guess I can do that myself now :-)

      1.6mm looks perfect. I'll use the same whenever I continue with my doily. I've made one rose and its lying somewhere now ;-)
      Best wishes to you.
      Take care!!

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  4. Wow! Lovely apartment and the baby set is so adorable.. Have fun exploring Toronto!

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    1. Thank you so much Anitha, great to hear from you after a long time. Or am I disappearing from the blogland very often :-P Will catch up with your blog very soon :-)

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  5. What a big move you've made, nice to know you're settling in a bit. I arrived at your blog by way of Olga of Lacy crochet blog.

    I love your baby set, I'm sure your cousin will be very pleased with it.

    I love to crochet too and I've been making lots of baby makes for my first Grandchild who due to make an appearance in less than a month. Handmade items for babies are just adorable.

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    1. Oh wow!!! I go through a chain of blogs from the comments section of one blog. and I sometimes forget where I started :-P I used to write such comments on others blogs, now I got my first one :-) Thank you so much!!!

      My cousin will deliver a baby anytime soon. So excited for her :-)
      I totally agree with you about handmade items. They are the best gifts. :-)

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