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!
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!
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?
Monday is almost here, and the first of 100 granny squares will be made. I've auditioned a few colours, and these are my first choice However, this isn't a sample of the intended first square, rather an experiment to see how they look together. The above colours are: Lipstick Spice Sunshine Meadow Lobelia Midnight and… Continue reading Are you joining me?
The first week of September is almost over! It's been busy with hospital appointments and more. The blanket that will become The Spirit of September has made a slow start while ideas formed in my head, but it's now underway and I'll share more with you when it has progressed further... Everyone loves a rainbow,… Continue reading 100 days Rainbow CAL.
... where to start! August is almost over, and, amongst other things, that heralds the start of autumn. I have to admit that I'm pleased the temperature has dropped somewhat. It isn't cold by any means, but sleeping is easier, and crochet can at last be factored into the day. My head is bursting with… Continue reading It’s hard to know …