As you may know, I have started a little business. One of the main things I’m currently making a lot of is slippers (aka unicorn riding boots). I’ve made them in adult and child sizes, and used several different yarns. Even though I don’t normally review yarns, I thought a little post might be useful…… Continue reading One Pattern, Three Yarns
Yesterday marked Mr C and I’s 7th wedding anniversary, so last week I began work on our anniversary card. In preparation we’d looked online to see what the traditional theme was. Imagine my joy when we discovered it was wool (oh, and copper, but that’s a bit less exciting). I was going to crochet something…… Continue reading An Experiment and A Special Card
Mr Craft has earned himself some serious husband points today. He’s taking me on holiday this weekend without the kids (I love them dearly but we’ve never been away on our own!) We’re going to North Yorkshire which can only mean one thing. Yarndale! He’s got it all organised in secret, booked a weekend off…… Continue reading Guess Where I’m Going?
Apologies for the delay with this penultimate post in the A-Z of crochet, I was faffing too much to get the photo I wanted! I’m going to begin by saying the word ‘yarn’ does not come naturally to me as a Brit, and I definitely don’t say it out loud (especially in the company of…… Continue reading Y is for Yarn
Between all of the cardmaking and wood burning my crochet WIP has been a tad neglected, though it has grown quite a bit. I’ve had to change the pattern of colours from my original idea as it although was intended to be a yarn eating project it has been a bit greedier than planned! I…… Continue reading Woolly WIP Update
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!
For me, every project tells a story. In my last post I mentioned the blanket I’m crocheting for my little boy, who loves nothing more than a snuggle when watching TV. Progress is slow but steady at the moment but as I have been working on it I have been reflecting on what I’ve discovered…… Continue reading Not just a blanket-5 things I’ve learned from one of my biggest projects