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
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
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.
Remember my last post? I mentioned that I don't often 'do' pastels! This was greeted with much hilarity by one close friend who pointed to a pile of throws and blankets in similar colours to the above! I was forced into defence - and here it is for you too. The above squares are for… Continue reading Pastels? Hmm…
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
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?
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!