Okay so, galore may be over stating things a bit. Two. There are two crochet blankets in this post. Neither of which is technically finished. But it has ignited my love for crochet blankets and there are easily another three blankets that I now want to make. But I'll save that post for a very… Continue reading Crochet Blankets Galore
My yarn stash finally got depleted enough to defend buying more. I only had 3 balls of yarn left. And yes, okay mum, I did give a lot of it away when we moved but it was yarn I was never going to use again left over from four years ago when I had to… Continue reading New Yarn, New Project
Many a year ago I bought some very expensive yarn to make two scarfs. They were Rowan aran Pure Wool in Red & yellow and green & grey (or Gryffindor and Slytherin colours). And if I can remember correctly they were about £8 for each 100g ball. By far the most expensive yarn I've ever… Continue reading The Saga of the Perfect Scarf
Last week I told your about my habit of starting new projects while I'm at my busiest and my failed attempt at knitting socks. Well this week I'll show you what the other projects I mentioned were. Basically, hats. Tunisian crochet in the round hats because that has always seemed like a brilliant idea to… Continue reading Tunisian Crochet cats… I mean hats.
You know those times when you've just got so much going on and you're spreading yourself a bit thin because you don't have enough time to spend on all the projects you have on the go and you think you should probably stop doing something or at least do something less because you just can't… Continue reading Knitting … or Not
I have a finish! My camel stitch cowl using one Caron cake. Ta Da! One Caron cake = one snug double wrap cowl So obviously, as I mentioned it's a caron cake which is aran yarn. I went a couple of hook sizes up from what was recommended because camel stitch is quite a dense… Continue reading Crochet Cowl Finish
I mentioned in the last post that I had some craft time to spare since finishing my blanket squares and like I normally do, I have greatly over estimated. The problem I have is that as soon as I allow myself to think, 'hmmm, what shall I do next?' my brain inundates me with a… Continue reading Craft projects galore
I got a load of Knitting Looms as a Christmas present this year but only managed to use them for the first time this last week. I had to recover from Christmas for example but also, I knew that if I started another project before I finished the squares to my blanket I would never… Continue reading Attempt 1 at using a knitting Loom