Finally a little bit of blue can be seen in the sky here in England. It’s been a cold rainy few days since I showed you all my crochet at the pool, and me crocheting squares, basically what I make while the blue ones swims length after length after length…….. The finished pieces are 2… Read More Crochet Squares and Diamonds
I thought I’d have a go at hand dyeing some yarn. Last year… probably about May time (so 18 months ago), I bought some undyed yarn from eBay ready to experiment with a wonderful picture I’d seen on Pinterest using Kool-aid and Ice-cubes. I dyed two skeins, as per the instructions and it was a… Read More Hand Dyeing Yarn
As I’m typing this I’m very proud to say “I’m part of an art installation (Yarn Bomb!) in a local church yard.” I’d found out about it when I met up with the lovely Helen from Woolly Chic a good couple of months ago now! (The garden opening and the making for the yarn bomb have… Read More My yarn bombing journey – part 1
Yep – that’s me. I seem to keep starting things… and then not finishing them! Sound familiar? So I started a red cloche hat for the pink one to take on holiday. It was so important I finish it I even took it to the pink ones ballet lesson for crochet club (that’s what the… Read More A Serial Project Starter
My little boy is very clever, well I would say that, I’m his Mummy! He loves Maths and Science, and his reading is brilliant, but trying to get him to write anything and thats a whole other story! He hates literacy, really can’t see why he’s writing things, and handwriting, well, well why write anything… Read More A poem and a picture
I was very lucky to get a free ticket to the handmade fair courtesy of my friend Odd Bobbin. She’s into anything Vintage, sewing and basically anything arty! Off we went, after school drop off to Hampton Court Palace. We had a system with the shopping tents – around the outside, then up the middle… Read More The Handmade fair
I was going camping and needed some bunting. I know what your say….. “Who needs bunting on a tent?” Well I did. Luckily my friend had bought some of amazon, along with these lovely little twinkling fairy lights. Our tents looked seriously cool! So I digress, Bunting of the crochet variety was in order, which… Read More Triangle Bunting
I’m having one of those mornings when I thought I thought I was going to be super duper busy, and then it turns out I’m not! So I’m sat here reflecting on what I could or should be doing! The garden needs weeding, the grass needs mowing (but it’s too wet, we had amazing thunder… Read More There's so much more I want to make!!!