Friday, 5 July 2019

Ela! ๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿงก๐Ÿ˜









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Hello!

I'm very happy to finally introduce you today to 

 'Ela' 

....who is very fond of a cucumber sandwich and a pot
of darjeeling tea in the afternoon at the Tearoom....


the new knitting pattern is now live on 
Ravelry!

Method 1 worked 'in the round' and seamless here
Method 2 worked 'back and forth' then seamed here


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I actually started designing this pattern some time ago 
and originally it was worked 'in the round' (perfect for an elephant)
...but when I had almost finished... 
I decided to also create it 'back and forth' on 2 single pointed needles 
so that everyone could make their elephants at the same time 
whichever knitting method is preferred

It was a bit of a challenge
 to be working on both methods at the same time 
(I usually publish one version then work on the alternative method afterwards)
but I'm very happy now both are complete that the pattern will be 
available for everyone

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All details about each version are included in the individual listings
but if you prefer to knit 'in the round' on dpns you will need 'Method 1'

...and if you like to work on 2 single pointed needles
 'back and forth' you will prefer 'Method 2'

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There are lots of step by step instructions in the pattern 
and I took all the photographs along the way as I worked
(quite a lot!)
Also, there are useful links to techniques and materials 
and yarn suggestions of varying prices


I didn't realise it would be so much fun to knit elephants...
...I think it's the trunk that really does it for me...

(did I mention too that Ela never forgets a face?)

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Finally,
as usual there's 20% discount on the new pattern for the first week

Enter code 

ELAMJT

at checkout
 (ends 12/07/19 midnight GMT)

'Ela Tearoom Elephant' 



* UPDATE: Ela is now also available on ETSY

and here on The Tearoom Blog


(Code can also be used wherever you purchase)

(also available on LoveCrafts next week!)


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To anyone who purchases the new pattern
I hope you enjoy making 
Ela


We also now have a brand new MJT Ravelry group here ....
a place to share your projects and tips, ask questions and offer suggestions
You'll be made very welcome if you decide to join us!


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Happy Knitting


Back soon 


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18 comments:

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    1. Thank you Anita...Happy Sunday to you! ๐Ÿ’—๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿ˜

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  2. Ela is beyond cute Susan!!! ๐Ÿงก๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿงก

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    1. Thank you my dear! ๐Ÿงก๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿงก

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  3. Ela is adorable! I definitely need this pattern.

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    1. Thank you Debbie...๐Ÿงก๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿงก

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  4. What an adorable little soft elephant! Bravo on the design. I wish I could buy one that you knitted! LOL!
    ((hugs)), Teresa :-)

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    1. Thank you so much Teresa ..hope you're having a lovely weekend ๐Ÿงก๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿงก

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  5. Oh my, she is adorable. How I wish my Gran was still around to knit this for me. x

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  6. Ohh yay shes so cute!! Cant wait to try

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  7. So cuteeeee!. Nice work.

    Kisses.

    Olga

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  8. Thank you Olga ... hope you're having a lovely week! ...๐Ÿ’—๐Ÿ˜๐Ÿงก

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  9. So lovely, and the attention to detail is marvelous.

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  10. Such a sweet girl ! Love her ๐Ÿ’•

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