Colour, crochet, Podcast

A touch of cheery colour

So... September is dead and gone! Autumn is upon us, and soon the leaves will be turning. I'm exhausted. It's been a harrowing few months, but we must keep going. It's a good thing I have some colour in my life! Finally the tags can be removed on this one and it can be passed… Continue reading A touch of cheery colour

Colour, crochet

All the colours of the rainbow

The big reveal will come in a day or so. I needed something to keep me occupied while a member of the family had several hospital tests. It certainly cheered me up. All that has to be finished now is the border. A pack of 10 white balls of Stylecraft Special DK, purchased from Deramores,… Continue reading All the colours of the rainbow

#100rainbowsquares, Blanket, crochet, CrochetAlong

Are you joining me?

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?

#100rainbowsquares, crochet

100 days Rainbow CAL.

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.

Blanket, crochet, Stashbusting, Temperature Blanket

The penultimate!

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!

Blanket, Blessings, crochet

Five colours – a project

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

Colour, crochet, Five Colour Friday

Five Colour Friday

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