Ever since someone put a photograph of one of my Celtic coasters on Pinterest I have had about three weeks of hundreds of people every day coming to look at the pattern. Even now it seems to be over one hundred. I know that a thread bookmark will appeal to far fewer people but it did… Read More Celtic Bookmarks
Three months ago I made some crochet seahorses From this pattern, though the lavender one is my own hybrid mix of the two patterns. I wanted to display them somewhere and thought they would make a perfect hanging for a bathroom. With all the other things I have been wanting to make it has taken… Read More Do you remember the seahorses?
There are many sorts of orchid but when researching what I could make all those months ago when I wrote my first post about it, I decided to try to create the Moth Orchid – Phalaenopsis.I wasn’t sure if anyone would be interested in how I made the spray of orchids but since someone has… Read More Make you own Orchids!
Having made two crochet orchids the week before last, I made two more this last week and then combined they into a spray that I will put on my kitchen windowsill along with my African Violets and Cactus. On the left so they arch over the violets. Here is a closer look. They are far from perfect but I… Read More A Spray of Orchids!
Not a lot to show you this week. I was going to work on my seahorses but I seem to have mislaid one! I know I saw it somewhere recently but can’t remember where. So I finished a floor cloth since I thought it would last longer than the shop sort and I believe on… Read More Mainly bees……….
This year I made two Christmas presents one of which was a womble. When my eldest was young the Wombles were on children’s television and my daughter’s favourite womble was Orinoco. She had a cuddly Orinoco which she loved and so when I was offered a knitting pattern to make a womble that was clearly… Read More A very Welcome Womble
Recently Wild Daffodil created a crochet pattern for a seahorse, made several and then offered to give some of them away. I entered but was unsuccessful and so decided that I would buy the pattern that she had put up for sale and make one myself. The first thing I did was copy the text… Read More Crochet Seahorses
Just a quick pic of my snowflakes all ready to take to the charity shop to be sold. Twelve snowflakes made: three of each design.
The patterns for all my real snowflakes should be available on Ravelry in a few weeks time. (Edited 9th June 2017) Those of you who have been following this blog for a long time may remember when I collected a number of photographs of actual snowflakes and created crochet versions for seven of them.At the… Read More A New Real Snowflake
I really feel that I could do with some way of lighting the items I want to photograph in a more even way and even if it is dull outside. However I have packed up all my Christmas cards now so this will have to do. I shared with you the pattern for the angels… Read More Angel Christmas cards