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Arriva il freddo / Cold is coming

Ciao a tutte le mie lettrici! Sono stata a lungo lontana dal blog, ma non sono stata inattiva per quanto riguarda i progetti all'uncinetto, tutt'altro. Il fatto è che ci sono tante cose da mostrare, ma anche tanto da fare in questi giorni, quindi arrivati a questo punto rimanderò tutto a Novembre. 
Il mese di Ottobre è così, in bilico tra l'autunno e l'inverno, tra la luce e il buio... con Samhain alle porte si tende ad essere introspettivi, a guardare indietro verso cosa abbiamo fatto e in avanti verso quello che ci auguriamo di riuscire a fare... insomma, tra i pensieri e gli impegni mi è rimasto davvero poco tempo da dedicare a questo piccolo spazio virtuale. 
In ogni caso oggi ho deciso di condividere con voi un progetto realizzato il mese scorso. Sono tornata ad uno dei miei primi amori uncinettosi, i manicotti di lana, questa volta in versione extra calda e con l'aggiunta di una treccia a vivacizzare il classico colore beige. Purtroppo la foto non rende bene, dovrò scattarne una migliore, ma ci tenevo a sapere cosa ne pensate!

Hello to all my dear readers! I've been away from my blog for quite some time, but I haven't been lazy with crochet at all. Thing is, there are too many items to show, but also too many things to do these days, so I decided to show you all in November.
The month of October is just like this, in the balance between Autumn and Winter, between light and shadow... with Samhain coming we tend to be introspective, to look back toward what we did and to look ahead forward what we wish we'll be able to do... so, between all these thoughts and tasks I have very little time for this little virtual space.
Anyway, today I decided to share with you something I did last month. I went back to one of my first crochet crushes, the wool fingerless gloves, this time in an super cozy and long version, with an extra cable to juice up their classic beige colour.
Unfortunately this photo doesn't do them justice, I must definitely take a better one, but in the meantime I wanted to know what you all dearies think about these!

Comments

  1. wow che belli! Anch'io sono in periodo guantini! :D

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  2. Mi piacciono molto, originali!

    p.s. Mi sono trovata benissimo con l'uncinetto col cavo, pensavo che quella specie di codina col tappetto finale fosse d'impiccio, invece sono comodissimi, poi con i connettori si possono unire vari cavi e lavorare misure impensabili con gli uncinetti tunisini normali.


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  3. I manicotti sono bellissimi ......ed è anche ora!!!! Buona serata

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  4. Your mittens are really beautiful !!!!
    Have a great day !
    Anna

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  5. Very beautiful!!!
    Have a nice evening.:*

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  6. Ciao e bentornata!I manicotti sono bellissimi!

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  7. Welcome back in blogland, dear Melatia! Nice that you're here again :-). The gloves are fantastic. A pretty pattern and it's beautiful with this yarn/color. Is the pattern (or a link to it) somewhere to find? Have a happy day! Nata xxx

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  8. Sono bellissimi !Anche il colore mi piace molto ! Il motivo a treccia è splendido , ideali per i primi freddi !
    Un abbraccio
    Maddy

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