I have been so busy with household matters recently that I haven’t had much time for blogs or blogging. So if my posts seem a bit scrappy that is the reason. (I seem to have the block editor now and hate only being able have my text on such a narrow part of the screen.… Read More The Tricky bit of the Border
I have promised to make my granddaughter a blanket. The idea was for her to take it to university with her so I have till next August really but not being sure how long it will take I have started thinking now. A couple of weeks ago I went to stay with my daughter and… Read More A Blanket for my Granddaughter
I don’t have any finished objects to show you at present because I have been working on several different things. NOT my second sock. And this isn’t ‘second sock syndrome’ it is just that other things have a higher priority, after all I have many pairs of socks already. I have been continuing to work… Read More So what have I been up to lately?
I have now finished my Celtic Knot Granny Blanket as far as the pattern I created. I didn’t include a full border as I always feel that the border on a blanket is the way you personalise it. First some more pictures. Here it is on the bed. I chose the size so all the… Read More Time for a Border!
I promised to post the plans and patterns for the blanket I showed you last week – https://rainbowjunkiecorner.wordpress.com/2020/07/12/a-celtic-knot-granny-blanket/ For a small cost, find all this and more in a pdf (Two versions in UK or US terms provided) here – https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/celtic-knot-granny-blanket which includes suggestions for designing your own version and extensions plus instructions for a… Read More Celtic Knot Granny blanket – Plans & Patterns
I would have liked to get back to the succulents but as my wrists improve I thought that what I needed was a nice easy blanket. I always find blanket very soothing to make which is just what is needed at present. And so I devised a Celtic Knot Granny blanket As you may have… Read More A Celtic Knot Granny Blanket
When I have an idea I often try to make a small sample to prove to myself that my idea is sound. This was particularly valuable in this case. Now ever since I created my Celtic Coaster and people started asking if you could use the idea for larger items and I experimented with place… Read More Proof of Concept
Finally after two months of isolation (I started early because of my cold) I think my natural inner introvert is reasserting itself and I am beginning to feel comfortable with the way things are. But on to the subject of this post. Having seen a few examples of mosaic crochet, I let myself get sidetracked… Read More Some experiments with Mosaic Crochet.
I wanted to make something to give my son-in-law as part of his birthday present. He belongs to CAMRA the real ale organisation, it’s one of his main hobbies, and I found a beer themed card, so I decided to make a crochet beermat. I didn’t have any beer coloured cotton yarn but I went… Read More A little present and some new socks
it’s a Dishcloth Now this is the third dishcloth I have made in this cotton. Do you notice the interesting way the colours have arranged themselves. Maybe a good yarn for colour pooling. The first dishcloth I showed you was this one. Later I made a similar but larger one. Now with the latest one… Read More Another Project (but not as exciting as the blanket!)