Colour, crochet, Design, Five Colour Friday

Five Colour Friday 

This granny square is a mix of yarns. I've chosen some by Cygnet and a few from Scheepjes. All are double knitting. Cygnet: Barley, Soft Coral and Harvest Scheepjes: Knokke and Nijmegen If you wish to indulge you can buy them all from Mrs Snufflebean. You could make a whole blanket with 120 different combinations… Continue reading Five Colour Friday 

Colour, crochet, Design, Posy Square, This and That

Play with a purpose – The Posy Square

All you need is a ball of yarn and a hook! I've been playing around with a few odd balls of scrap yarn. Some were so small they really qualified as 'lengths' rather than 'balls'. However, the object was to make a circle in a squaare - as easily as possible! Now I don't  expect… Continue reading Play with a purpose – The Posy Square

A to Z Challenge, Design, This and That

Blogging from A-Z April Challenge – G is for

Grids I find grids very useful. Squared paper is easy to obtain, but better still - the grid you draw. Measuring isn't obligatory - and I often start by drawing a rough grid by 'eye' in my journal. Are you a quilter? Quite an interesting way of developing your own personal quilting pattern is to… Continue reading Blogging from A-Z April Challenge – G is for

A to Z Challenge, Colour, Design, This and That

Blogging from A-Z April Challenge – C is for..

Collage I enjoy working with paper. It began as a design tool for textiles - but after discovering that it was also a useful base for stitch it has more and more become an integrated part of my work. Paper is so readily available! It doesn't need to be expensive. The cover of this book… Continue reading Blogging from A-Z April Challenge – C is for..