My body keeps reminding me that it is still convalescent. Even my knee is not quite right. So I have not done as much crocheting as I would have liked. So here is a quick peek at the knitted angel that I was in the middle of making when I fell over. And here it is… Read More Just a peek!
As an aside, saw orthopaedic doctor on Tuesday and he said that he didn’t think I had actually broken any bones, just soft tissue damage, so he took off the splint and said I could gradually return to normal over next two weeks or so. A little gentle knitting and crochet seems to be possible,… Read More Photo Challenge – Fold
Pattern on Ravelry – http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/three-small-angels Even though the opinions given were that the angel didn’t need arms, I couldn’t resist trying out what arms would look like. First I just made a more colourful one. Then I decided I would try adding arms. And rather liked it. So I decided to create a pattern with both angels… Read More Published Angel pattern
I am still working on this pattern and will add it to the shop when I have finished a few variations. Watch this space! I had thought I would probably have finished the extra knitting and got the pattern ready for next week but unfortunately I now have my left arm in a cast and… Read More Unexpectedly! an Angel pattern
I always like to make at least some of my Christmas cards and I wasn’t sure what I was going to do this year until I was given this book. that someone didn’t want. In it I found the perfect chart which I copied out in colour onto squared paper so my old eyes didn’t… Read More This year’s Christmas cards
You would think with my lack of dexterity that I would steer clear of Origami but in spite of the problems I have folding the paper accurately, I just love it. When my first child was born I made her a mobile out of origami which had a green frog, a purple fish and two… Read More Origami angel cards
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
I thought that it was time for a Giveaway. Just a short time for entries. I will choose the winners next Saturday. I have three angels to give away so there will be three winners. To enter just leave your comment below and if you have a preference as to colour you can include that.… Read More Time for a Giveaway!
This pattern in UK & US terms is now available to buy on Ravelry – http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/angel-bookmark-decoration If made in #10 crochet cotton angel is about four inches high. In goldfingering it is about six inches high. It can be used as a bookmark, perhaps with a cord and tassel or else as a tree decoration… Read More Angel bookmark/decoration Pattern
As I promised on Thursday here is the item for which I made the snowflakes and the angel:- And this is how I made it. I was going to buy one of those polystyrene rings that you can buy in craft shops but then a few days ago I found an odd piece of pipe… Read More Snowflake wreath