To say that I have enjoyed making this blanket is a bit of an understatement. I've LOVED making this. It was made using 14 different colours of acrylic yarn, I've listed them at the end of this post. They symbolise the journey of hope of a new life by a refugee - over sea and… Continue reading Finished
I'm not sure if I've said it here before, but I love playing with colour. No, that isn't true. I just - love colour! If I had the time I could happily spend the day combining swatches, playing with paints and other wet media, and more. Of course, there isn't time for that - but… Continue reading Always keep an open mind!
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.
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
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?