The past few weeks have been unsettled here. I have had little time to myself, so the internet has had to take a very back seat. Granny squares have been a godsend. Not only are they portable (think hospital bedside) but they require no noisy equipment (think sewing machine). They can be made at any… Continue reading Is it really November?
Today is the first day of the#100rainbowsquares CrochetAlong. Those of you that followed me on Facebook will know that I love leading projects like this and most previous challenges have been art or fabric based. It isn't a conventional CrochetAlong as there is scope for your own interpretation too, but it is guided. It's an… Continue reading And we are off!
Monday is almost here, and the first of 100 granny squares will be made. I've auditioned a few colours, and these are my first choice However, this isn't a sample of the intended first square, rather an experiment to see how they look together. The above colours are: Lipstick Spice Sunshine Meadow Lobelia Midnight and… Continue reading Are you joining me?
Yesterday was not the best day of the year, but we had no snow, a little wind and a touch of rain. The sun even managed a little shining at one point, but I was too slow with the camera to catch it! Today is similarly grey at the moment. But there is a brightness… Continue reading Happy New Year
For some reason the link to the Stashbuster didn't work in the last post. It's now fixed and you can find it here. I'll be posting more about the #nuvofelttemperature2018 later today. If you aren't a crocheter you can adapt the idea to another technique - for example, patchwork, canvaswork or knitting. If you have… Continue reading Oops!
A little more information has been posted on the stashbusting blog. If you think you might like to join in next year (starting on 1 January) pop over and take a look. Please pass the word too.
It's always good to receive packages in the post, isn't it? Well, I've had two lovely ones this week. I indulged myself! When I was a child I would often stay with my grandmother in Northumberland. It was she who taught me to crochet umpteen years ago. Her home was full of functional crocheted objects… Continue reading Packages in the post