Imagine my excitement when two friends texted almost simultaneously to let me know my cushion had come 3rd in the village show. There were around 15 entries in the crochet section and they were all beautifully made, so it was a genuinely lovely surprise to discover that it had won a prize. It was worth…… Continue reading Sophie Won a Prize!
Welcome to my 10th Sunday Sevens, which should have been my 11th but last week I accidentally deleted it before saving. Whoops. Anyway the past week has been crammed full of little things to blog about. Natalie at Threads and Bobbins had the wonderful idea of starting this so that all of the little things that don’t…… Continue reading Sunday Sevens #10
Welcome back to the A-Z of crochet, which has had a few days off in the caravan with me (literally, the notepad where I draft my blog posts came with me in my WIP bag in case of sudden moments of inspiration). Any way, this post is all about tension. Not the kind felt when…… Continue reading T is for Tension
After 4 nights away in the new caravan (that’s a whole other blog post!), we arrived home yesterday. We enjoyed lots of visits to places in North Norfolk, some just short stops and others whole days. One of our shorter visits was to Sheringham, where we went to the museum especially to see the ‘Stitches…… Continue reading Stitches in Time at Sheringham Museum
You only have to look at crochet blankets on Pinterest to see a real trend for stripes. Vibrant rainbow ones, vintage pastel colours, ripple stripes, chevrons, stripes worked in rounds-you name it, it’s there. I love stripes, because as much as changing colour can seem like a faff, I get really bored if I’m using…… Continue reading S is for Stripes
Welcome to the next instalment of my A-Z of crochet. I wanted to talk about both methods of creating fabric from crochet as they both have different uses. Rounds Crocheting in the round is used to create a variety of things, from hats to Granny square blankets. To begin a piece of crochet worked in…… Continue reading R is for Rounds and Rows
It’s that time of year again, where I am making last minute thank you cards after a long day on a school trip. It called for some seriously quick and simple cardmaking so I found a stamp set with ‘Thank you’ in and it just happened to have a rather lovely flower in it too.…… Continue reading Thank You Cards