I seem to be a bit besotted with granny squares of 5 rounds. They don't have to be multicoloured, but it helps. This little video is part of the story of this blanket. (If the above doesn't work the link is here) So, 12 squares in memory of 120 blankets. I wonder where they are… Continue reading Back with more grannies.
It doesn't do any harm to look back. One of the largest crochet projects I undertook was this. It was a blanket of enormous proportions for someone special. It took a while, but was great fun to make. It's still in use, but if temperatures rise to 20+ as predicted it hopefully won't be needed… Continue reading Untitled, and why not?
The temperature blanket is progressing, but not as fast as I would have liked due to a variety of unavoidable circumstances. I've mentioned before how handy it is to be able to crochet alongside invalids' bedsides etc, but it really does help if you are prepared! The next square was easy, only two colours for… Continue reading Right but not quite.
Well, hope as we might that word that everyone hates just won't go away! I thought you might like to see the current progress on the Brexit Blanket, so here it is up to date! As you can see, any thought of 'order' has long gone, and who knows what will happen tomorrow. How did… Continue reading The ‘B’ word
Having worked with three round grannies for the last two years I'm found it difficult to get into a rhythm this year. Each square covers the morning and afternoon temperatures of three days. I decided on this partly as a change, but also to make a blanket that is a different shape. These are the… Continue reading Temperature blanket – the beginning
February is now well established. The freshness of the New Year is over and we are thankfully able to look forward to spring. It hasn't been a springlike weekend here, though, with unwarranted snow, something that is very rare here. This was the view from what I euphemistically call my 'workroom' on Friday. Saturday's view… Continue reading Gone!
There is tremendous satisfaction when something comes to an end ... and it's on time! Do you remember the above? It's the first Temperature Blanket I made which covered the seasons from December 2016 to the end of November 2017. Each season was edged with a different colour of Stylecraft Special DK, namely Parchment for… Continue reading The end!