Blanket, Blessings, crochet

Slowly does it

I know that the sight of this will upset some of you. The ‘dreaded ends’. However, I find this quite inspiring, and those ends suggest a new blanket to me. Weaving in those ends is a very important part of the creative process to me, and I look forward to it. Slowly each block is… Continue reading Slowly does it

Blanket, crochet, Temperature Blanket, Thoughts

The end of September

Cruising and more during the last part of September meant that the Temperature Blanket took a back seat for a while. It didn't take long to finish that month, however, in fact, I did it while we travelled north to Scotland. We had three drivers, so a backseat was comfortable place to crochet. The October… Continue reading The end of September

Blanket, Blessings, crochet, Spirit of ....

In – and – Out!

So, here we are home. Well, sort of! It’s been such a busy three weeks, and they aren’t over yet. Three weeks ago I was packing for twelve days in Madeira, last Saturday was a quick turnaround fo Scotland, and now (after less than 12 hours at home) we are preparing for grandchildren sitting overnight.… Continue reading In – and – Out!

Blanket, Charity, Colour, crochet

Sixty Million Trebles update. 

A quick update of the blanket I'm making for the above charity project. It's been difficult to photograph as the days have been rather dark. The picture isn't a true representation of colours - maybe my computer needs readjusting! I'm over half way. It was meant to be a slow blanket - but I've enjoyed… Continue reading Sixty Million Trebles update. 

Blanket, Charity, crochet, This and That

Charity update 

I'm just back from a lovely but exhausting weekend. We stayed with our young grandchildren while their parents were away for a few days. We love them to bits - and had great fun! However, a nine and a six year old show boundless energy. Cartwheels, swingball, cricket and dancing gave continual 'entertainment', and a… Continue reading Charity update 

Blanket, Charity, crochet, This and That

Do you count your stitches?

The crochet community on Instagram is enormous! Every day creations and concoctions of all kinds are posted. Some are beautiful, some, frankly, wierd, but all are made using yarn and a hook. One account interested me, though, because at a quick glance it looked as though someone had ambitiously estimated their life's crochet work! Not… Continue reading Do you count your stitches?