The last day of the month and time for the Monthly Montage! This last month the blanket I have made for my granddaughter took centre stage. I shared details of the planning and the pattern plus a look at the final blanket with its edging. For a bit of variety I added a recipe for… Read More Monthly Montage – May
No knitting again this month. I must get around to finishing my cardigan and socks! However I did have a couple of photographs showing different ways to celebrate Easter and two sorts of crochet. Cotton crochet in the form of my Summer Bunting and acrylic yarn crochet in terms of my latest blanket. I shared… Read More Monthly Montage – April
The blanket I am making for my granddaughter has now been given square corners and all that needs to be done is to add a border. The sort of border that I want has yet to be decided but here is a square corner! For anyone who might like to make something similar here are… Read More The Blanket has Square Corners!
To all my followers whether you see Easter as a religious festival, a Spring festival or just an excuse for lots of chocolate or none of these. I always like to photograph my Hot Cross Buns. This year they turned out very well. Here is my most perfect one (no sugar glaze as I actually… Read More Happy Easter
I don’t normally write about the books I read but I think that these are worth recommending if you want something a bit different. These are the first two in what is in all a set of seven in two series. You do really need to finish these off with at least the next two… Read More What have I been reading?
The advice I need concerns the washing of acrylic yarn blankets. I have never washed any of my blankets even though I made the first one nine years ago. It does only get used about four months of the year and is stored in a cupboard the rest of the time. But more recently, the… Read More Maybe you can advise?
A while ago I showed you some pages from my Project Book. Full Post – https://rainbowjunkiecorner.wordpress.com/2018/05/21/knitting-and-crochet-journal/ Well I have filled it up and am about to start on my new one. That’s the one on the right. They are the same size. The one on the left looks bigger because all the photographs make it… Read More Yay! I get to start a new book
This month’s montage follows on from August’s I was now able to show you the finished Spider’s Dream top, more of the border of my blanket completed and the completed improved twisty cubey thing I made for my daughter. She now has the improved version plus a companion piece that I made from scraps that… Read More Monthly Montage – September
I joined Instagram on a whim but although that was a few months ago I am still having problems getting my head round it. I am joining with the #yarnfriendsrock because it seemed like a fun challenge and I thought it might give me a better handle on things but it has only added more… Read More Help with Instagram
I recovered from making the first twinchie more quickly than I had expected and so I have now finished both of them. I decided to just do some blanket a stitch for the edging and would have used more strands of thread but having to sew through so many layers of cloth, and especially the… Read More 2nd Twinchie