Caz W

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Posted: 23/03/2013 at 15:19

Thanks Jean - I'm following Jo's advice and having honey & lemon hot drinks now (somehow a tot of brandy crept in as well).

Glyn - don't go any further - we could lose you!!!

BJay here's the pattern (idea of size - a creme egg fits in the chick sideways)

Easter Chick - No. 10 Needles (3.25 mm)

Cast on 24 stitches and knit 2 rows

Increase 1 stitch at beginning of every row until 36 sts on needle

Knit a further 2 rows

Cast off 11 stitches at beginning of next 2 rows  (14 stitches left)

Knit 12 rows

Knit 2 together across the row.

Cut off wool leaving about 12 inches

Using darning needle draw wool through remaining 7 stitches.

With the remainder of wool sew the chick leaving space at the bottom to insert a cream egg.

Decorate chick with eyes and beak.

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Posted: 23/03/2013 at 14:49

Flofrozen - sounds awful out there!  Haven't ventured outside for 2 days and it's not even bad weather here.

Bunny -

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Posted: 23/03/2013 at 14:43

Afties all - cough, splutter .  Feeling better with regards to headaches/high temp/b.p. but chest still bad.  OH still applying the Vick

BJay - I had to laugh at mental image of scarey cat sneezing itself off sofa.  By the way, I don't have a knitting pattern for an egg cosy but I do have one for a little chick which can be "stuffed" or is the right size to "insert" creme egg (awaits schoolboy humour comments)

Here's one I made earlier (last year actually)


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Posted: 22/03/2013 at 17:48

Everything needs warming !


OH said he will make dinner tonight - so he's just gone down the chippie

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Posted: 22/03/2013 at 17:22

Ooh Gary can we all be in your next book

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Posted: 22/03/2013 at 17:20

Jo - I was referring to Dr Geoff  and CPR Sue!   Great that your nurse home visits have finished too Jo

Do they sell industrial sized jars of Vick anywhere?


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Posted: 22/03/2013 at 17:00

Glad we have professional medics on hand   So, Man Booker Prize for Gary then


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Posted: 22/03/2013 at 16:48

Hello Forkers - don't come too close - I've got the lurgy   High temperature, cough and low blood pressure all arrived together this morning   so have been lazing around all day.  Anyone got Vic for my chest

Hope you are all surviving snow/flood/winds - nothing too bad here just normal wet 'n windy.  What's Gary been up to?

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Posted: 21/03/2013 at 22:28

Strange goings on here since this afternoon Liz   Am off to bed myself so goodnight everyone

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Posted: 21/03/2013 at 22:18

G'night Geoff

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