So, by the skin of my teeth, I have tried 12 new crafts in 12 months. weaving, spinning, lettering, jewellery making, you name it I tried it! Craft number 12, well it’s not really a new one for me, so I may well have cheated a little, but it is a craft I haven’t picked… Read More New craft number 12 – Cross Stitch
My 2 year old niece loves owls! Any excuse for me to make something! Her mum made her a fab button art picture with me when they came to came to stay. I wanted to make her a hat, but was told pretty quickly that she doesn’t do hats! Shame – there is a fab… Read More An Owl Cushion
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
Reflective yarn OCTOBER 15, 2015 ~ OFFTHEHOOKFORYOU ~ EDIT I’ll admit it – I make a lot of hats! Crocheting a different hat for my kids to wear every day of the week it seems. Well it’s all good being warm, and that will definitely be needed soon, England is getting mighty cold lately…. We… Read More Reflective Yarn
I’m wondering what I should write about – sat here, I thought I was going to show you a new cloche hat I’d made, or a baby hat. Or I could have shown you how I covered my crochet hooks, or how pinterest made me go to Ikea (well I sent my husband), to get… Read More Eaten by a shark!
Bright and early on a Sunday morning we went ‘number hunting’ and scavenger hunting with the dogs. We lost the scavenger hunt piece of paper within minutes and had to trek over a stream to retrieve it, and the promptly forgot we were supposed to be collecting things as climbing trees and stomping in muddy… Read More A walk in the woods
What a glorious day! I had a little mooch around the garden, and noticed I actually have some flowers! The first washing hung out on the line this year- definitely makes me think Spring is coming! The Girls (as I affectionately call them) are out in the garden free ranging – this is Dhylis, my… Read More The first day of spring
We visited my parents this weekend on the South Coast. Here are a few photos of what we got up to – there are some crochet ones too, but they’ll go into another post hopefully with the pattern. Then we went rock climbing and to the beach …….. Beautiful
So forgive a second post in a day – but I really need just 10 minutes playing to get the photos displaying how I’d hoped……. here goes try number 2 (at least I have the same font currently).
So here goes…….. I’ve had this blog for a while – but it’s sat empty waiting for me to decide what I want to write to about…….. this is where I drew a blank! I thought I wanted to write about crochet, and my love if anything yarn and hook based. I thought… Read More My first blog entry