The blanket tradition in our house started a couple of years ago after I learnt how to crochet. I went full blown into making a granny stripe blanket from Attic 24 which the pink one has, my post about how I started it is here… but it’s only as I type this I remember I… Read More Corner to corner rainbows
The number of people looking at my blog post on the Shark still amazes me, as I type this I’ve had over 100000 hits on that page alone, and they come from pretty much everywhere in the world! A few people have asked for videos, of which I made a few already – but I’m… Read More The Shark Pattern – an Update to Video links
The interest in my shark has been amazing. I’ll still incredibly overwhelmed by how many people have been making my shark. It makes me very proud to have come up with an idea and write out a pattern. If you remember, the shark came about because my son wanted a mermaid tail….type thing, and so… Read More Eaten by an Alligator
Wow – what a whirlwind few days! Blog land is keeping me very busy (not what I’d planned for at the beginning of the 6 week school holidays). Thank you to everyone who’s liked my blog and my shark pattern since I published a picture of it back in April, then finally found the time to type… Read More The Mermaid Tail Pattern
I wasn’t going to write anything today – but it’s been such an extraordinary day I can’t resist. I woke up this morning and carried out my usual task of walking the dogs at 6am. Another car was parked where I normally park in the completely empty car park, but I didn’t really think anything… Read More A Parallel Universe?
I am very lucky to live in a part of the UK that loves Crochet and Yarn. Last year the local college about 3 miles down the road had a Yarn Festival called …. wait for it….. Festiwool! Did I go – I hear you ask? Well I bought the tickets, arranged with a friend… Read More Yarnbombing the local town (Unfortunately not by me!)!
You know when you find something on Pinterest and think – yep I can do that? Well I did! A friend showed me a beautiful rainbow blanket she’d found on Pinterest a while ago – well I say a while ago – it was just before Christmas. It can be found on this lovely… Read More Rainbows