The temperature blanket is progressing, but not as fast as I would have liked due to a variety of unavoidable circumstances. I've mentioned before how handy it is to be able to crochet alongside invalids' bedsides etc, but it really does help if you are prepared! The next square was easy, only two colours for… Continue reading Right but not quite.
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!
Well, the month may be over, but in truth some of the deadlines haven't been met, crochet-wise, I'm almost there, but here's the story. In fact, none of the 'deadlines' matter, but I won't put them to one side - I'll carry on until they are finished. Firstly, let me tell you about the 'Spirit… Continue reading February, not quite over!
You have probably guessed that I love playing with colour. It is fun to do regardless of the medium that you choose. Sometimes colour will spill over from one craft to another - and often this will form the basis of design. Today's colourscheme began with paper play. I was painting pages for my Nine… Continue reading Five Colour Friday
No, I don't think this will become a regular feature but it seems a good title for today's post! I don't think I've miscounted, but we'll see. I am really enjoying the temperature projects for February. The colours are stimulating despite the chill in the air. You may remember that as well as making a… Continue reading Seven Colour Saturday!