crochet, Podcast, This and That

Limping back …. with a podcast

It's a strange thing, but each time, recently, that I've decided to offer some old stock at a reduced price health problems have reared their ugly heads and there has had to be a delay. I won't go into details, but here is a little video, not to explain the situation, but to show you… Continue reading Limping back …. with a podcast

Blanket, Brexit Blanket, crochet, This and That

Gone!

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!

crochet, Five Colour Friday, Posy Square, This and That

Five Colour Friday

The first Five Colour Friday for 2018. Pretty colours that I've enjoyed using. The outer colour is Mocha, a medium shade of warm brown which is a very useful linking colour. It's been a while since I used this block and it was fun to return to it. Once again the colours are Stylecraft Special… Continue reading Five Colour Friday

Blanket, Colour, crochet, Five Colour Friday

Five Colour Friday

It's been a while since the last Five Colour Friday. This wasn't intentional, but travels made it a little difficult to post. Make sure you read on if you like a bargain. Sometimes a gentle and quiet colour-scheme is all that's needed. Five colours for Five Colour Friday! Stylecraft Special DK in Cloud Blue, Sage,… Continue reading Five Colour Friday

Blanket, Colour, crochet, Design, This and That

It’s growing 

Work on this blanket has been curtailed somewhat as I've hurt my hand. However, it is growing and I'll be able to continue soon. While I've had nothing else to do I've also been thinking about the colour combination for the next one..... I think I'll be adding another couple of colours - but I'm… Continue reading It’s growing 

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Through gritted teeth 

I've been working on a little project in the background for a while now. I started it towards the end of October, and it should have been finished. However...... It's another c2c blanket - this time in a single yarn. The yarn is Stylecraft Special DK and the colour is Peony. A few of  the… Continue reading Through gritted teeth