This morning, I felt the itch to get back to this blog after a few largely fallow months. Perhaps it was the joy of seeing some snow..... Perhaps it is the growing sense of renewal that accompanies this time of year. But the reason doesn't matter. It's good to be typing this post, like reconnecting … Continue reading A Crafty Update
How time flies by! When I last posted about my ongoing knitting and crochet projects in November, I see that I promised a further update 'in a few days'. Well here we are about four months later - hey ho!! Even though I have not been very busy on this blog in recent weeks, I … Continue reading “Two-Colour Twists and Turns” – further adventures in brioche knitting
In my last post, I wrote about managing to finish a summer crochet project, and how my thoughts were turning to the next make with this delicious set of scheepjes yarn: I had an idea that the gradient yarn would work really well with the black in a brioche pattern. The only problem? I did … Continue reading More Adventures In Making: starting, starting, and starting again….
In between all my festival-going over the summer, I had a very productive time on the making front. Having finished my gradient shawl, I started work on a birthday present blanket for my niece, Lucy. I had this lovely lot of yarn in my stash and felt sure I could turn it in to something … Continue reading Adventures In Making: starting, finishing and starting again….