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?
A couple of weeks back I found myself a wool winder in a vintage shop. I was so busy celebrating my ‘tracking down a bargain’ skills that I completely and utterly failed to notice that it had no clamp. Yep, it was pretty much useless. After a quick Internet search to see what the clamp…… Continue reading Life is Like a Ball of Yarn (Wool!)
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
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
This week has just been another wet and horrible one, which means that some of our plans have been postponed. It has also been a strange one, with the EU Referendum taking place. I’ve struggled to find 7 interesting things this week as it seems to have just involved going to work and getting rained…… Continue reading Sunday Sevens #6
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
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