Do you ever get to the point with crochet that you really want to make something that quick, straight forward, and someone else has done the hard work for you? I love designing things, but sometimes sat down on the sofa with note books, pencils, and scribbles absolutely everywhere and ‘frogging’ happening every row can… Read More A Cardigan in under 9 hours
I’m a little late in posting this as the blanket is finished!!! But I thought you’d still like to the progress if you’ve followed it from the beginning, round 2, and round 3. This post is about finishing the final squares, blocking, and then the layout. Most if not all squares were completed before Christmas. … Read More Starburst blanket…. nearly done!
Hello, I’m back here briefly to share my blanket progress with you. Remember all those circles with 2 rounds? I wrote about them here, if you want a read. Well then I hit a stumbling block. I had it in my head I wanted no two circles with the same colours. Then I thought that… Read More Blanket progress
I’m getting a bit addicted to wreaths, or all shapes and sizes! I love the “real ones” and made one a couple of weeks ago at a great workshop which you can read about here. I made a crochet one in my first year of crocheting – a challenge to myself, but I never got… Read More A quick and easy Crochet Christmas wreath
The circles are growing and are all too time consuming. A quick post for the round 2’s….. all 156 of them! I’m starting to think I may need more than I thought! Even with a change in the pattern to make the centre bigger I’m still not sure what size this blanket (yep you were… Read More More circles…..
Hello, haven’t been here for a while. Computer technical issues, don’t get me started, but no internet, then folders on the iMac not working, then photos not finding my phone, have all put paid to me posting lately. I’ve been so busy crafting there has been no time to type, but that’ll be in another… Read More Circles everywhere
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
It had to be done. The Pink one loves unicorns, I mean she’s absolutely besotted with them. After Violet the Unicorn made an appearance in our house, I had another bright idea! What every little girl needs is a bag, and a striking bag at that! Thinking cap on, and a new wool delivery later,… Read More Raindrop the Unicorn backpack
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
It’s definitely feeling like Summer is over, that is if it ever really began! We had a hugely hot June, 34 degrees in some places which for the Uk is just silly as we don’t really do “aircon” more log fires and central heating. Being British most people moaned about the heat….. and then it… Read More Percy the Mini Pumpkin