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

Pastels

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?

crochet, Tutorial

Stashbusting Stone, the block!

An email and a comment yesterday have prompted this post. The questions were similar in that they wanted the name of the block. In truth, I have no idea. I didn't follow a pattern but just played around with a conventional granny square, and this was the result. You must bear in mind that I… Continue reading Stashbusting Stone, the block!

Blanket, crochet, Stashbusting

The end!

There is tremendous satisfaction when something comes to an end ... and it's on time! Do you remember the above? It's the first Temperature Blanket I made which covered the seasons from December 2016 to the end of November 2017. Each season was edged with a different colour of Stylecraft Special DK, namely Parchment for… Continue reading The end!

Brexit Blanket, Five Colour Friday

Transition

Christmas has gone, but 2018 is not yet over. Did you have a good time? We spent the holiday with family and it was good. I managed a little crochet, and thankfully didn't have to hide it away to get my daily 'fix'. I currently have five projects that need finishing, and one will be… Continue reading Transition