The first Five Colour Friday for 2018. Pretty colours that I've enjoyed using. The outer colour is Mocha, a medium shade of warm brown which is a very useful linking colour. It's been a while since I used this block and it was fun to return to it. Once again the colours are Stylecraft Special… Continue reading Five Colour Friday
I would not have chosen these colours, but I'm pleased with the result It's a scary feeling to be unable to control colours! Just for a change I have made this blanket using the colours of each day during August - and reversed some of them to make enough blocks. I finished the border, using… Continue reading August is done!
Five colours can be used in a number of ways..... For a change I thought I'd try making blocks in alternate colours and use a unifying colour for the border. Here's the result: For this experiment I used the Posy Square that I've written about previously. Alternating blocks becomes more effective as the size grows… Continue reading Five Colour Friday
August is slowly slipping away. Autumn will be with us before we know it. I love these flowers, but when they come in profusion it's a sure sign that summer is nearing its end. This year, however, they have been flowering since early June. Very strange! Maybe one day I'll make a… Continue reading A slow Sunday
Do you know that feeling..... You just want to get started on a blanket! My fingers are itching!! I have the yarn, but I'm still waiting for the final instructions. The sex of the baby will be revealed very soon - and that will determine whether pink or blue is the added colour! I must… Continue reading I seem to be stuck on blocks!
..... it's difficult to stop!
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