Do you know how it is when you get bored? I have been working on my jumper for a while now and it was all fine till it came to the collar. I decided to work on circular needles to save me having to sew a seam. It is going to be a lovely collar… Read More Making improvements and some freebies
I wasn’t sure what to give you today. I have been busy lately but two items are a Christmas present and I am half-way through a jumper and have just started a blanket. I did find some photographs of a recipe I made that I don’t think I have shared so I wondered about that… Read More What do you think?
After publishing my two new Celtic Coasters my mind was thinking ‘Celtic’ and I came up with another design to try. When I was creating my Celtic Cross bookmark I had seen that I could used the part of the pattern at the end of the arms to make a complete triquetra. Now I decided… Read More Creating another Coaster
Back in May I told you about my search for a poppy pattern. in this post – https://rainbowjunkiecorner.wordpress.com/2018/05/14/poppies/ For those of you that missed that post: a quick recap. I have a friend who sells poppies every year coming up to Remembrance Day. She is very good at it and manages to collect thousands of… Read More Remembrance Poppies and some books
I have finally got around to publishing my two new Celtic Coaster patterns. Click on the either of the first and third photgraph below to find the pattern on Ravelry (or in the sidebar) They are for the coasters I showed you in THIS POST which was over a year ago. However the patterns are now… Read More Two new Celtic Coasters patterns
I made my daughter a set of Celtic Coasters as I wasn’t sure what to make to give her for her birthday and I had a vague memory of promising her some of these coasters in the past. I had intended to make either four or six but when I decided to use all seven… Read More A birthday present!
As I mentioned in the previous post about my attempts to create a teacosy for my new teapot, I decided to try making one from the small balls of leftover yarn I have. Thus the colours of the resulting teapot were largely governed by how much I had of different colours. I had a very… Read More Colourful teacosy!
[Thank you to everyone who commented on my ‘Giveaway post. I am considering the suggestions and hope to get something together soon] In the past, when I made my cafetiere and tea pot cosies they were in the way of being samplers for patterns or colour combinations . But with my latest tea pot I… Read More Life is tricky without a proper plan!
I recently finished the slippers I told you about. I will be giving them to the person I made them for on Tuesday. Hope he likes them. But then he has tried one on before it was finished so hopefully nothing has changed in the meantime. Here is another view. They are made with two strands held… Read More A Pair of Slippers
As those of you who have been following my blog for a while will realise, I am very fond of Port Meirion ‘Botanic Garden’ china. Now, some time ago my daughter bought me these tea cups. I really like the shape as it makes them suitable as coffee cups as well. The four in the front… Read More Yet another project!