Colour, crochet, Podcast

A touch of cheery colour

So... September is dead and gone! Autumn is upon us, and soon the leaves will be turning. I'm exhausted. It's been a harrowing few months, but we must keep going. It's a good thing I have some colour in my life! Finally the tags can be removed on this one and it can be passed… Continue reading A touch of cheery colour

Colour, crochet

All the colours of the rainbow

The big reveal will come in a day or so. I needed something to keep me occupied while a member of the family had several hospital tests. It certainly cheered me up. All that has to be finished now is the border. A pack of 10 white balls of Stylecraft Special DK, purchased from Deramores,… Continue reading All the colours of the rainbow

Colour, crochet, This and That

Pastels

You've probably noticed that I don't often 'do' pastels, but I might just give these a try. Stylecraft have introduced four new colours. I used them to make some squares for #365crochetsquares2019 Working out from the centre the colours are: Cornish Blue, Powder Pink, Spearmint and Toy. They certainly fit well into the range, and… Continue reading Pastels

Blanket, Colour, crochet

Untitled, and why not?

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?

Blanket, Colour, Spirit of ...., This and That

That’s the Spirit!

More warm days with clear blue skies. Sky Blue comes in so many different shades, and recently they have been cloudless with the occasional high vapour trail. The moon is in evidence during the day too. Have you seen it? It hasn't been crochet weather, but days have been filled with other things. We were… Continue reading That’s the Spirit!