I seem to be a bit besotted with granny squares of 5 rounds. They don't have to be multicoloured, but it helps. This little video is part of the story of this blanket. (If the above doesn't work the link is here) So, 12 squares in memory of 120 blankets. I wonder where they are… Continue reading Back with more grannies.
It doesn't do any harm to look back. One of the largest crochet projects I undertook was this. It was a blanket of enormous proportions for someone special. It took a while, but was great fun to make. It's still in use, but if temperatures rise to 20+ as predicted it hopefully won't be needed… Continue reading Untitled, and why not?
Chosen colours by a little girl Remember this? It's a while since it was completed. I saw it yesterday, and I'm pleased to say that it's still loved even though the little girl isn't quite so small 😉
So, here we are at spring! The blossom is in full flow, and the blue skies are an encouraging promise of better days to come. That's ignoring the Brexit issue, but leaping straight into the mess that is the Brexit Blanket And what a mess, too! What began as a straightforward process has become a… Continue reading Spring!
Well, hope as we might that word that everyone hates just won't go away! I thought you might like to see the current progress on the Brexit Blanket, so here it is up to date! As you can see, any thought of 'order' has long gone, and who knows what will happen tomorrow. How did… Continue reading The ‘B’ word
Having worked with three round grannies for the last two years I'm found it difficult to get into a rhythm this year. Each square covers the morning and afternoon temperatures of three days. I decided on this partly as a change, but also to make a blanket that is a different shape. These are the… Continue reading Temperature blanket – the beginning
February is now well established. The freshness of the New Year is over and we are thankfully able to look forward to spring. It hasn't been a springlike weekend here, though, with unwarranted snow, something that is very rare here. This was the view from what I euphemistically call my 'workroom' on Friday. Saturday's view… Continue reading Gone!