It’s been over a week since I’ve posted anything really. It’s been a horrible week – which I wish I could rewind and start all over again. But here are a few photos of what I’ve done since my last post – not many words today! The birds got one too! The sunken deck is… Read More A gardening week (and a dog walk)
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
Its been a really cold miserable May where we are. Not many frosts, but not much of increase in temperature either. This week has had huge rain showers, interspersed with bright sunshine – but it’s still not warm! My garden knows it’s not warm enough either. None of the seeds I’ve planted out directly in… Read More A quick half an hour in the garden
Last week I hate to admit it – but I just didn’t want to crochet. I know – hard to believe, but I was all crocheted out. I’d look at Pinterest for hours (like normal), but just not get any inspiration from it. I have no idea why – but the thought of picking up… Read More I lost my Crojo!
I came to the realisation that I need to sort out exactly what yarn I own. This would then hopefully avoid those moments in a yarn shop when you can’t remember what you’ve got…. well that’s the plan anyway! I emptied by Haberdashers chest with the help of the little people and then “what have… Read More Sorting the Stash and realising…….
Shaun the Sheep in hiding in London!!! Completely true. Why – I hear you ask? Well to raise money for Childrens Hospitals – but they are only here until 25th May (just before half term???) There are 50 Shauns hiding in and around Famous Landmarks in the capital – so on Bank holiday Monday we… Read More Hunting for Shaun the Sheep in the City
Todays post was all planned in my head. A walk around St Pauls Cathedral in London finding Shaun the Sheep that we did a few days ago (that’ll now have to wait until another day). Then I looked out of the doors in a brief moment of sunshine and I had to share what I… Read More Sharing the tulip love!
A little later than planned, but here is my pattern for a shark tail. The shark was made when my son wanted a mermaid tail kind of thing like his sister had – but being a boy – didn’t actually want to be a mermaid (Mermaid tail pattern can be found here)! And the Alligator here!… Read More Eaten by a Shark – The pattern …. finally
Last year, after living in the same place for nearly 8 years, I discovered in a magazine (of all places) that we live pretty close to a bluebell wood! So as a lone bluebell has comer into flower in the garden we ventured out last weekend. I would of posted this last weekend however Apple and… Read More A bluebell wood anyone?
Abstract The beautiful pictures of the little girl in the crochet hats had been circulating on Facebook for a few months. The avid crocheter that I am decided to try and make one after being challenged by a friend. However on further inspection the patterns or you tube help available are in Russian! This… Read More A scientific study of the Russian Spiral Crochet hat (and The Movie)