This granny square picture hangs in our hall - a colourful welcome! The yarn is stylecraft DK and the frame is from IKEA.
It's almost been too hot to crochet. I do not really like the really humid high temperatures that we've been having and there is just no way that I can face crocheting a blanket at the moment. But bunting is small and therefore do - able. This pattern is from Attic24. It's a great way … Continue reading Crochet bunting
When I first started reading blogs there were a few crafty terms that I just didn't understand. What was a WIP? What Is a CAL? Well, a CAL is a 'crochet-a-long'. You buy a kit and then the pattern is released a week at a time and you all work on it together. At least … Continue reading ‘Crochet a long’ so far
I am so looking forward to taking part in a crochet-a-long. I've never done one before and when I saw the Scheepjes Hygge Cal I couldn't resist. It brings together two of my favourite things - crochet and embroidery. I wouldn't even think of having a go if it wasn't for the online tutorials that … Continue reading CAL
I had a lot of fun making this. So easy. Tuesday night I made a dash for Hobbycraft and bought the wreath. The tinsel is from Poundland. The pompoms are hand made using a pompom maker. I know you don't really need a pompom maker but they are great! At the moment the pompoms are … Continue reading Is it a bit too blingy?!
At last my granny square blanket is done. Decided not to go to bed last night until it was finished 🙂 Trying to make each square a different set of colours was sometimes tricky. It seemed that there were colour combinations that I was preferable to and I had to concentrate on making 'random' choices. … Continue reading all done
I have had an Etsy Shop for a few years. I sold four things a few years ago and then all sorts of things happened - you know how it is! Anyway it's got one thing in stock - wish me luck! and please take a look if you have a spare minute. Rachel's shop … Continue reading dabbling with etsy