Brexit Blanket, crochet, Podcast

Catching up

Well, we survived the heat, but how have you fared with the rain? No floods here, but around the country family members have experienced 'puddles' of various depths. It's been scary. Stay safe wherever you are. I have another short video for you this week with more details below. The video will give you much… Continue reading Catching up

Colour, crochet, This and That


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

Blanket, Colour, crochet

Untitled, and why not?

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?

Blanket, Colour, crochet, Five Colour Friday

Five Colour Friday

It's been a while since the last Five Colour Friday. This wasn't intentional, but travels made it a little difficult to post. Make sure you read on if you like a bargain. Sometimes a gentle and quiet colour-scheme is all that's needed. Five colours for Five Colour Friday! Stylecraft Special DK in Cloud Blue, Sage,… Continue reading Five Colour Friday

Blanket, crochet, Temperature Blanket

Temperature Roundup

Save Here we are at the start of Autumn - and only 3 more months to go to complete this exercise. I'm loving doing the small square each day. The colours are a bit odd as all photos were taken with the iPhone. Once joined and finished I'll take a proper picture. Yarns purchased mostly… Continue reading Temperature Roundup

crochet, Five Colour Friday

Five Colour Friday

Looking for a dramatic colourway? How about these five colours in combination?   Strong, bright and cheerful, these colours combine to make a very striking blanket. Sunshine, Jaffa, Cypress, Spice and Empire. All Stylecraft yarns - Special DK. Buy them from Deramores .   As previously mentioned - five colours can create 120 different combinations… 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