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)
So a few days ago I held my first workshop teaching 2 lovely ladies how to crochet. These were officially named my guinea pigs! So they were asked to come to my freshly tidied and hoovered house at 9.30am. Told to bring themselves and that was all that was needed. I’d made cakes the day before… Read More A Workshop – Time to learn crochet?
Back in October when I stupidly spent over £80 on bulbs to make my garden look pretty in spring – I thought it was a good idea. That was until I had to plant them! I’ve said before, and I’ll say it again – I officially hate planting bulbs…….BUT …… I love the results! To… Read More Tulips, tulips and a few more tulips……
The Easter holidays were almost over, previously we’ve always gone away – Lanzarote last year (the kids still talk about the mini club man Martin on a daily basis), Dubai the year before, Egypt the year before….. you get the ideas. Time to escape the Great British weather and get some sunshine. This year, my… Read More A few nights away up North