Saturday, January 21, 2012

My Bike.

Eeeekkkk - I can only write a quick post as for various reasons, my only access to Internet at the moment is in a cafe and I have spent a ridiculously long time loading photos. They are now starting to look at me as though maybe it's time to either re-order or hop on my bike.
And so - this is my new, extremely pimped up bike. I'll get more photos up at a later date and it is still undergoing construction but I am very happy!!!!
Jonno asked Archie where I was this morning and he said "Downstairs working on her bike". I thought that sounded like a very cool thing for a mum to be doing - even if it was with a needle and thread...
The basket is working well, good for keys, bread, money, Hugo's feathers, etc, etc, etc.

But sometimes it is too hard for a little boy to put his little red shoes in the basket and a bicycle seat will do.
Well, thank goodness summer has arrived in N.Z. at last. We are revelling in it with lots of beach swimming (Hugo has turned out to be a demon boogie boarder) and bike riding. I can't believe the freedom that comes with riding a bike around with the kids. Summer is good.
Lots of love,
Kate xxooxxooxx.

30 comments:

  1. OMG I love this! I am getting me a bike soon and now I just have to "pimp it out" too. I have to show this to my daughters they got new bikes for Christmas.

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  2. Absolutely amazing! This is the most beautiful bike I have ever seen...brilliant work! :)

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  3. Åhh.. I really like your bike :) Amazing! Great job!
    Mia/ in Sweden :)

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  4. Wow, I adore your bike. I love what you've done. Cx

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  5. I have NEVER seen a more beautiful bike , ever ! I just love it !

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  6. Love your bike and your crochet is BEAUTIFUL! Very inspiring.melx

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  7. So glad you're having a great time. And I just LOVE the term "pimped" up bike. I can just see you tootling about on it!

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  8. That looks amazing - I think my bike basket needs some bunting - can only imagine what silly looks I'll get from my menfolk.

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  9. I have bike envy! It's so beautiful.
    xxx

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  10. I love it! :) And what a beautiful turquoise bike! :)

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  11. beautiful! YOur bike has been offically yarnbombed! love it. And just pinned it to pinterest. Loou x

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  12. What a lovely bike! I must fix my bike to! /Annika

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  13. oh good god. I live in a land of hills with everything withing walking distance and now I want a bike so badly it's hurting.
    Think I'm going to have to pimp my pushchair.
    have you seen the amazing crochet wheel covers that are made in the Netherlands?
    http://www.designsponge.com/2011/01/how-cute-are-these-simeli-crocheted-dress-guards.html
    oh and this bike seat and basket too...
    http://www.flickr.com/photos/crochetingaway/4942881780/

    deep sigh.
    I adore your bike Kate ♥

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  14. i am so jealous! my beach cruiser was stolen last year. :/ it had pink handles and everything! lock that pretty thing up! bike thieves are everywhere!

    xo kelly christine

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  15. I don't have a bike but I just offered to pimp up my hubby's bike, and, can you belive it.....he said NO!!!

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  16. I absolutely love the colorful wonderful crochet you've added to your bike. Looks great! You're ready for springtime :)

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  17. I don't have a bike and am not sure I can even still ride one but I am going to buy one asap just so I can do this to it!!!! So gorgeous!!! I may have to stand it in the living-room as an art piece!!!! lol x p.s. what happens when it rains......?

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  18. Oh. My. Gawd. I've been wanting to pimp my bike for a while now, and somehow it never occured to me to crochet around it! Thanks for the inspiration! :D Your bike looks absolutely fabulous!!! You're going to turn quite a few heads cycling that baby :)
    xo,
    wink
    ps There's a giveaway on my blog, did you check it out yet? :) www.acreativebeing.com!

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  19. Love your bike pimping soooo pretty! you can check out mine on my blog

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  20. That is one AWESOME bike!! Can you come and pimp mine out for me? ....It might encourage me to actually use it.

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  21. Now that has put an enormous smile on my face! How absolutely gorgeous hon - I love it!!!! Now if only I had a bike to decorate ..... I don't suppose Mr 7 would be too pleased if I took to his bmx.

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  22. LOVE it!
    Beautiful blog, ty to Lucy - Attic24 for sending me your way. I've spent lots of time in Oz, where are you from there? And, I've been to NZ but can't say I know it well. I found it to be a beautiful place and HUGE pieces of cake!!!! Win win. :-)

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  23. Well if this doesn't make me smile, I don't know what would! Sooo gorgeous and happy! I think we could all use a bike like this in our lives. Hats off to ya! xo

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  25. I'm sad my daughter won't let me do this to her bike. :(

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  26. soy Griselda, de Argentina,y con esto del internet uno llega a lugares impensados,bueno te felicito esta preciosa la bicicleta.Aca esta de moda cubrir los árboles de la misma manera que hiciste con tu bici.te dejo mi mail me gustaría contactarme gechela11@gmail.com.nuevamente hermoso!!

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