So... September is dead and gone! Autumn is upon us, and soon the leaves will be turning. I'm exhausted. It's been a harrowing few months, but we must keep going. It's a good thing I have some colour in my life! Finally the tags can be removed on this one and it can be passed… Continue reading A touch of cheery colour
The big reveal will come in a day or so. I needed something to keep me occupied while a member of the family had several hospital tests. It certainly cheered me up. All that has to be finished now is the border. A pack of 10 white balls of Stylecraft Special DK, purchased from Deramores,… Continue reading All the colours of the rainbow
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
Remember my last post? I mentioned that I don't often 'do' pastels! This was greeted with much hilarity by one close friend who pointed to a pile of throws and blankets in similar colours to the above! I was forced into defence - and here it is for you too. The above squares are for… Continue reading Pastels? Hmm…
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
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!
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.