Colour, crochet, This and That

Pastels

You've probably noticed that I don't often 'do' pastels, but I might just give these a try. Stylecraft have introduced four new colours. I used them to make some squares for #365crochetsquares2019 Working out from the centre the colours are: Cornish Blue, Powder Pink, Spearmint and Toy. They certainly fit well into the range, and… Continue reading Pastels

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

#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?

Blanket, Colour, Spirit of ...., This and That

That’s the Spirit!

More warm days with clear blue skies. Sky Blue comes in so many different shades, and recently they have been cloudless with the occasional high vapour trail. The moon is in evidence during the day too. Have you seen it? It hasn't been crochet weather, but days have been filled with other things. We were… Continue reading That’s the Spirit!

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

Blanket, Colour, crochet, Five Colour Friday

Five Colour Friday 

Five colour Friday is here again, and I think that I have found my most favourite red!  These colours go so well together - and would make a beautiful blanket. Simply using a simple repeated block would be stunning But don't forget that you can make 120 different colour combinations using just these five colours.… Continue reading Five Colour Friday