20 december: little weaving boats in the sunfilled harbour

Last weekend I bought a weaving thing at Midwinterwol. In Dutch it’s called “a little weaving ship”. A “weefschuitje”. (as you know by now you can just glue “je” or “tje” right after any noun and it instantly becomes an endearing little version of itself. “Beertje” (bear-tje), “autootje” (car-tje), “breistertje” (knitter-tje).)
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Our bedroom was filled with sunlight, overlooking the harbour, and I wove for quite some time:
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I love that this is called a weaving boat and outside are the big boats:
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In other news: today’s Wolop Advent colour is a nice pink:

And making x-mas cards was unsuccessful.
I’ve now released myself of the obligation.
These are the sketches. I was thinking a cat under a handknit hat, all cosy. Cat feet! Little cat toes!
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But it didn’t work. The ease wasn’t there. The chuckle while thinking of cat feet just wasn’t coming. Perhaps scared away because of my plans to paint 16 cards:
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I gave up and just doodled a bit:
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That was fun! Chances are I will doodle for a bit some time this week, just for my own fun, and then a nice thing is the result and I can share it.

A late Sinterklaas gift I gave myself:
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Purry chop stick holders hold pencils gladly!

I hope tomorrow is another sunny day.
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4 thoughts on “20 december: little weaving boats in the sunfilled harbour

  1. And in Norwegian we call it vevskyttel. Clearly related! And I love “beertje” – it sounds (well, when I say it, that is) almost like my name (Berte). I know this is not the meaning of my name, but I quite like being a little bear as well… 😆

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