Having realised, some time after the event, that my ‘Soft Granny Ripple’ (title given by someone other than myself) was actually not the symmetrical design I had been aiming for, which had been a granny version of this sort of ripple. I created what I called my ‘Smooth Granny Ripple’. However realising that the original Granny Ripple was… Read More My Slow Granny Ripple!
I have just published my first eBook on Ravelry. My “Celtic Knot Coasters ebook” Never sure whether I should capitalise the ‘B’ in eBook or not. It pulls together all my present Celtic Coaster patterns plus my more recent Triquetra Knot Coaster as a bonus pattern. And I have even made three sales. I put… Read More My First eBook!
The post I created years ago concerning “The Mathematics of a Granny Circle” has remained popular over the years. Recently I received a message from someone who had used my pattern to make a baby shawl and I was pleased to find that she reported that the pattern worked even over a large area as… Read More Granny Circle – something to share
Here is details of what I made for my granddaughter. I wanted to encourage her love of crochet and I had acquired some crochet hooks and a book on crochet from someone at Crafty Coffee who had things to get rid of. So I decided to give her a ready made stash and bought a… Read More A Suitable Gift for a Granddaughter
With All Best Wishes for a Happy Christmas to my readers. I thought this year that I would give you a free pattern for a Snowflake Coaster. I say Coaster but you could regard it simply as a pattern for a new snowflake. I made two sparkly ones. These are my favourites. The white and… Read More A Christmas present for my Readers
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