It’s finished! I had an unexpected day off work as my daughter was poorly, so whilst she slept I crocheted the border (and washed all of the bedding J got through last night!) The border was just treble crochet around the posts-1 stitch on a dc row and 2 on a treble row. I kept…… Continue reading A blanket at last!
Tonight the blanket has reached a milestone-the main body is finished. All that is left is the border, I can’t decide what to do so I am browsing. The Attic24 blog is proving rather helpful with this though! It is a huge relief; as much as I love the blanket I was getting a little…… Continue reading The end is in sight!
Today we spent 4 hours in the freezing cold at the allotment. My main jobs were weeding, crowd control (we haven’t fenced around it yet and the children wanted to explore) and planting raspberry canes. I managed 1 out of 3 so I’m going to call it a win as the raspberries are in fairly…… Continue reading Shed update-it has windows!
Last Autumn we decided to take on an allotment as a family project. All through the winter my husband has been collecting materials and dismantling pallets to make his dream shed. The weather has been a bit kinder to us in the last couple of weeks so he has finally had the chance to get…… Continue reading The Allotment aka A Great Big Crazy Plan
I had been feeling uninspired lately and in need of a new mini project, so I’ve been looking out for ideas and inspiration. I was browsing when I saw a beautiful mandala on the front of a magazine; the spring colours just really caught my eye. I decided to find a pattern online and have…… Continue reading Mandala time
As usual, I have been disorganised and not made the Mother’s Day cards in time. My visit to my mum was a spontaneous one so I bought her card, otherwise I wouldn’t have got there in time. Tonight however I have made one for my mother in law, as my husband is going to visit…… Continue reading Last minute rush