I haven’t been feeling like taking photographs just for the fun of it for a long time but maybe the warm weather and so many blue flowers in the garden has inspired me. One of my favourite types of photography is taking close ups of flowers and so here are a few flower portraits I… Read More A Time for Blue Flowers
I suppose it was always my intention, when I realised that there was a third version of my Granny Ripple pattern that I could make, to put them all together. And you can find the new ebook for sale HERE. Yes this is something of an advertisement. I have already sold one copy though I… Read More My Second ebook!
I am getting on well with my latest blanket but it is not yet completed and I am still leaving the more tricky sewing for the rainbow baby coat so I decided to share this with you. Still feeling below par, I have been finding that doing a bit of colouring in the afternoon has… Read More More Colouring
I don’t do a lot of baking these days as I live on my own and don’t want to get fatter! However two things have come together this week: I agreed with my son that rather than Mr Kipling I would make some almond slices for Wednesday supper and my younger daughter and family are… Read More Baking Day
I haven’t done anything other than continue with my blanket this week due to having another minor health problem that I won’t bore you with. Now in the past I have thought about buying a Yarn Bowl and seen pictures of beautiful ones. I have always thought a wooden one would be best as it… Read More Not quite a yarn bowl!
I have got a bit out of pattern with my posts but I had a few things to share that you might like so here it is. On Monday I was still trying to be careful and recover from being unwell but it was such a lovely day that I thought a walk round The… Read More This and That
In March there was some knitting, some crochet and a small amount of nature photography. I showed you how far I had got with the first baby coat I started and the beginnings of a second one. I fitted in an idea for a bookmark based on my triquetra coaster and, although it is only… Read More March Montage
I told you that I have been a bit under the weather lately. Well it suddenly came to me that maybe the amount of yarn I had selected for my latest blanket wasn’t nearly enough! This was for two reasons One (more serious!) I was aiming for a ‘lap blanket’ so I was going to… Read More A Bit of a Rethink!
Over a year ago now my younger daughter bought me a colouring book. At the time I wasn’t sure if colouring in pictures was a good idea because of the arthritis in my wrists. However with time the pain is much less and recently I went through a period of being crazily anxious and I… Read More Colouring in!
A bit late this week as I haven’t been feeling well. Still not feeling too good but well enough to do a short post. I have finished the knitting for the baby coat I showed you last week but there are a lot of ends to sew in and seams to sew up and, although… Read More A new blanket