Last night, I finished my corner to corner granny blanket. It started so quickly, but when I had to frog some back because of losing terribly at yarn chicken I lost my enthusiasm a little. However, it was still only 3 weeks from start to finish with other projects in between. Once I had finished…… Continue reading If in doubt, choose shells
It is a very exciting week in our house as building work on our long-awaited extension has begun! You may remember it featuring in both my 2018 and 2019 guidelines posts, so it really has seemed like forever since we were in the planning stages. I went to work yesterday and missed all of the…… Continue reading So it begins…
When I looked at my blog on the computer and not just on my phone, I was reminded that once upon a time (2 years ago) I was in the top 100 cardmaking blogs. Lately, cardmaking posts from me have been in short supply (as in non-existent) so I decided to change all that. My…… Continue reading Cardmaking Round Up
Actually it was 3 last week but I didn’t have time to type a post in between doing jobs to prepare for building work! I didn’t realise until WordPress reminded me, however it was a pleasant surprise. The idea that I dreamed up 3 years ago, and which was named in the multi storey car…… Continue reading Craftandothercrazyplans is 3!
We are half way through the school holidays here, they are only for one week but I feel like they’ve lasted forever already! (Lots of fun and busy days, and plenty of sibling arguments, as well as a school shoe shopping trip.) One bonus is that when I’ve made the most of ‘down time’ when…… Continue reading WIP Wednesday-20th February
As part of our decluttering, I am trying to use up some of my yarn stash, including a very pretty one that I have had for over 4 years. I bought enough (when my daughter was a baby) to make her a cardigan, which never appeared. There isn’t enough to make her one now, at…… Continue reading Why yarn choice matters…
Crochet time has been extra squeezed lately as we are trying to do lots of jobs in preparation for building work. However, a nasty bug last week left me feeling a bit too poorly to do many larger tasks so I did get a bit more craft time than I had planned whilst I recovered.…… Continue reading WIP Wednesday-13th February