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?
The first week of September is almost over! It's been busy with hospital appointments and more. The blanket that will become The Spirit of September has made a slow start while ideas formed in my head, but it's now underway and I'll share more with you when it has progressed further... Everyone loves a rainbow,… Continue reading 100 days Rainbow CAL.
It doesn't look much, does it? Wisteria and Storm Blue edged with Gold. It's almost, but not quite, the last square of the Temperature Blanket. I can tell you that today's starts with Lavender in the Centre, and it too will be edged with Gold, but the intervening colour is yet to be determined by… Continue reading The penultimate!
Remember this? The blanket I showed you on Friday was made with squares of the same sequence. It isn't my favourite thing to do by any means, but a request has come in for the same colours in a more random pattern, so it's started today, and I'll post it's probably slow progress from time… Continue reading Five colours – a project
Inspiration pops up when you least expect. The important thing is to keep your eyes open, and constantly take in your surroundings. The inspiration for today's Five Colour Friday comes from our garden. It's been an interesting autumn this year. We didn't have the flames and bronzes that usually occur, instead the trees and shrubs… Continue reading Five Colour Friday
The next few weeks will be very busy. I have a lot to do on several fronts, and crochet will probably have to take a back seat. It's probably the same for you all too. Progress on the Temperature blanket continues. I have begun to work the edge of each block, just two rounds of… Continue reading Thinking ahead
You may have seen these on Instagram a couple or so days ago. Two identical grannies left over from a previous project. Such a waste! What to do with them? I had an idea that was worth a try. It may not be original, but I haven't seen anything quite like it - and it… Continue reading Just a couple of Grannies!