Do you know how it is when you get bored? I have been working on my jumper for a while now and it was all fine till it came to the collar. I decided to work on circular needles to save me having to sew a seam. It is going to be a lovely collar… Read More Making improvements and some freebies
I wasn’t sure what to give you today. I have been busy lately but two items are a Christmas present and I am half-way through a jumper and have just started a blanket. I did find some photographs of a recipe I made that I don’t think I have shared so I wondered about that… Read More What do you think?
I have finally got around to publishing my two new Celtic Coaster patterns. Click on the either of the first and third photgraph below to find the pattern on Ravelry (or in the sidebar) They are for the coasters I showed you in THIS POST which was over a year ago. However the patterns are now… Read More Two new Celtic Coasters patterns
Not having started any more knitting and crochet as I am not sure what to choose, I thought that I would share what I made in 2017. This was very much the year of Celtic crochet. I started by devising some plaitwork bookmarks and published the best pattern. I also then made some Celtic cross… Read More Looking back on 2017
I have at last managed to finish these. Other things that might have been finished by now have been left but these were easy to do. Within a few hours of taking the first photograph they had morphed into this which is half a cushion cover. Wanting to make a Celtic Plaitwork type cushion cover… Read More So what might this be?
I’ve just published the pattern for this on Ravelry. http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/celtic-hot-pad Been working hard these last few days working out the best hook to use and creating the pdfs. I showed you smaller version I made in the same cotton as my Celtic coasters. But this is only a little over 5″ across. This would do as… Read More A Hot Pad / Teapot Stand pattern
Those of you who have been following me for a while will know that I wasn’t entirely happy with my Celtic bookmark because it was quite large and a bit thick. I posted the pattern but then, using the bookmark in one of the larger hardback books I have been borrowing from the library lately,… Read More A Better Bookmark
One of the early people who bought my Celtic Coasters pattern asked me for some ideas of how I might use the pattern to make a hot pad. At the time I suggested a few ideas based on my recent work on expanding the coaster into a table mat. However when I recently had an… Read More Thinking of hot pads
I don’t seem to be able to throw off my obsession with all things Celtic. But then why should I! Lately I have been designing some more coasters but this time because of how the interwoven part looks when complete I have added a border. Here you can see some of the first ones I… Read More More Celtic Coasters
Having discovered that the latest book I got out from the library is a large hardback book I decided to move on from my pineapple bookmark that I have been using lately to one of my Celtic ones: the most popular one with the purple edging and pointy corners. With the pineapple bookmark the pages… Read More My bookmarks in use!