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
I have a huge thank you to my wonderful husband who has managed to transfer my blog over to a new hosting site. Amazingly I only started blogging earlier in the year and I was already 94% full on my storage (I obviously post too many photos!). Being on wordpress.com was great It was free… Read More My New Blog Site!
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’ve looked over my photos from the previous week, and boy have I been busy with little projects. The garden is finally getting there! This was going to a post about the birds that visit my garden……. spot the robin on the feeder? Well as soon as I decided to start taking photos – half… Read More Playing with clay, amusing the kids and making a yarn bowl
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
It was half term last week, and we deserted the usual British weather (which I’ve since been told was horrible), for some sunshine and a well needed rest in Cape Verde. We arrived in rain – one of the 7 days of rain the country apparently has – and it showed as nothing was ready… Read More Some time in the sun
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