I have now completed my angel crochet pattern. It will be put up for sale on Ravelry but I thought that before I did that I would offer ten copies of the pattern for free. If you would like a copy of the pattern all you have to do is comment below and this is… Read More Angel Pattern Giveaway
Thank you to everyone who commented on my earlier post. Taking into account all that was said I have now finalised a fancy and a plainer angel that I am happier with. Here they are compared with the knitted ones. I didn’t have any silver yarn left but I had some gold which seemed quite… Read More Angel Update
No! it has nothing to do with the fact that angels are mention in some of the resurrection stories. They are Christmas Angels. (Am I allowed to mention the C word (not that C word!) so far before the event? Well the reason is this. I received a message on Ravelry saying “Yours are some… Read More Why am I making Angels in April?
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
The action I mean is making things for Christmas. I have not made any more squares this week because I have been wanting to get on with other things. I have been making these that I showed you on Monday – HERE * * * * * PRESENTS No picture for these 🙂 * * … Read More CAL 43-45 Lost in action!
In my first post I talked about knitting a Christmas Crib from a book by Jean Greenhowe. Well there were two things that I felt the crib lacked: an angel and a star and so when I had finished the rest of the crib I set out to make both an angel and a star.… Read More A Christmas angel and other stories