crochet, Tutorial

Stashbusting Stone, the block!

An email and a comment yesterday have prompted this post. The questions were similar in that they wanted the name of the block. In truth, I have no idea. I didn't follow a pattern but just played around with a conventional granny square, and this was the result. You must bear in mind that I… Continue reading Stashbusting Stone, the block!

Blanket, crochet, Stashbusting

The end!

There is tremendous satisfaction when something comes to an end ... and it's on time! Do you remember the above? It's the first Temperature Blanket I made which covered the seasons from December 2016 to the end of November 2017. Each season was edged with a different colour of Stylecraft Special DK, namely Parchment for… Continue reading The end!

Brexit Blanket, Five Colour Friday

Transition

Christmas has gone, but 2018 is not yet over. Did you have a good time? We spent the holiday with family and it was good. I managed a little crochet, and thankfully didn't have to hide it away to get my daily 'fix'. I currently have five projects that need finishing, and one will be… Continue reading Transition

Brexit Blanket, crochet

Finished ..

.. and perfectly timed for Christmas. This granny square blanket has been quietly growing while other things went on. I'm really pleased with it - the dark grey really makes the colours pop, but isn't as harsh as black. Today another blanket begins. As before it will be a square a day for 100 days,… Continue reading Finished ..

#100rainbowsquares, crochet, CrochetAlong

Is it really November?

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?