Craft, crochet, yarn

Yarn and Colours

Who else here enters all these competitions on social media, longing to win, but then with the other thousands of people who enter, never win anything? I enter a few , all yarn based of course……… and I got the best message ever on Friday late afternoon by a tag on Instagram. yarnandcolorsAnd the winners… Read More Yarn and Colours

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crochet, kids

Golf club covers

The blue one plays golf, and has been in a few competitions.  He’s got a set of golf clubs, but they were missing any fancy covers. “Mummy, can you make me some covers- crochet please” was the request this time. But he didn’t want plain ones,  oh no, he wanted animals! So chunky yarn was… Read More Golf club covers

crochet, garden, patterns

Echinaeca

  Yes – This amazing flower!  I love them!  I’ve bought many a plant over the years for my garden, but only one seems to grow, and its putting in a great display right now! It must have about 80 flower heads on it, giving my garden a huge burst of colour, which given the… Read More Echinaeca

blanket, C2C, crochet

A baby blanket

It’s day one of the summer holidays and as I sit down to type this post, my children are still fast asleep.  Its 9.25am, and the house is absolutely silent apart from the dishwasher and the washing machine.  Its raining of course.  This is England after all, pretty much guaranteed to rain as soon as… Read More A baby blanket

crochet, handmade, holidays, Travel, yarn

Mandalas

I’ve never really been a fan of Mandalas or doilies as us British people tend to call them until……… I started seeing these amazing mandalas all over the place on instagram.  I was going on another very long plane trip, and thought I’d have a go.  Now the problem with this is that you can’t… Read More Mandalas