I also crocheted a small item for my daughter and one for my granddaughter. It may not sound exciting but a long time ago I had crocheted a dish cloth for my son-in-law. They have a dishwasher but some things have to be hand washed and surfaces have to be cleaned. I think he must… Read More Christmas Crochet
As you can see this month has been dominated by my making of the Lost Garden blanket. This doesn’t mean that no knitting has been done but I am finding that knitting raglan sleeves can seem interminable, especially when only done when in company, so have yet to finish the garment.I have shared my progress… Read More Monthly Montage – July
When I finished my French Market Bag I weighed it and realised that I did not have enough yarn left to make another. However, again by weight, I could see that I should have enough yarn to make another bag like this. [I made this just over a year ago and you can see more… Read More Another String Bag
I have finally finished the bag I was making. The one from some unspecified yarn that I had been given and this pattern – https://www.twoofwands.com/blog/french-market-bag?rq=market Using my long mirror I was able to take a few photographs of how the bag will be in use. You can carry it over your shoulder. It will be… Read More French Market Bag finished
Some of you may remember almost four years ago, Yes! four years!, when I went to Hythe and bought a pattern to make a cardigan like one my mother had. https://rainbowjunkiecorner.wordpress.com/2015/08/29/the-knitting-pattern-expedition/ This pattern. This wool. to copy this cardigan. Well the pattern isn’t exactly the same shape but I have done the best I could… Read More Two current projects
Neat in both the colloquial and literal meanings of that word. Not my pattern. You can find that HERE. (I ran out of the dark blue cotton so used the turquoise to finish up.) It weighs about 70g including flower and button so could be made with a 100g ball. Here is the bag laid out.… Read More A neat Bag!
I have just completed the project I started after I had finished the cloth for the dining table. I wanted something that would be easy on my hands and this bag has been on my to-do list for quite some time.I have made two bags before. This one was a present and a trial before… Read More A beautiful bag
You remember in my ‘Projects, Projects, Projects’ post I showed you a picture of the attic24 inspired crochet bag that I was making to hold my knitting or crochet. Well at last I have got round to finishing it. I finished the bag part a few days ago and then I settled down to make… Read More Another Project finished!
I realise that I actually have four projects on the go at present. Firstly and most importantly there is my hexagon blanket. The main body is almost finished and I am trying to give it priority. * * * * * * * * * * * * Then there is my ‘can I really… Read More Projects, Projects, Projects!