After publishing my two new Celtic Coasters my mind was thinking ‘Celtic’ and I came up with another design to try. When I was creating my Celtic Cross bookmark I had seen that I could used the part of the pattern at the end of the arms to make a complete triquetra. Now I decided… Read More Creating another Coaster
I have finally got around to publishing my two new Celtic Coaster patterns. Click on the either of the second or fourth 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
I made my daughter a set of Celtic Coasters as I wasn’t sure what to make to give her for her birthday and I had a vague memory of promising her some of these coasters in the past. I had intended to make either four or six but when I decided to use all seven… Read More A birthday present!
Been quite busy really the last few days. On Thursday I decided to make some Hot Cross Buns. [Now this third cycle of the chemo is not much fun and I am struggling a bit so don’t be surprised that things I have been making are not up to my usual standard that is rather… Read More Crosses and coaster
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 created this pattern to offer my grandaughter as something that was interesting, not very large and only needed knowing how to make chains and double crochets (US- single crochets). In the event she preferred the idea of using her multi-coloured yarn to make a scarf but I have now created a tutorial showing how… Read More A New pattern – A Free One this time!
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
The Pattern for this is now available to buy on Ravelry – http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/celtic-coasters These coasters are made by interleaving four rectangular crochet strips. You only need a small amount of of yarn. Ideally made with four or at least two colours as you will see from the photographs. They should come out about 4 inches… Read More Celtic Coasters
Celtic knotwork or plaitwork. (And I haven’t forgotten about the orchids.) I few weeks ago I showed you the bookmark I had made. Well since then I have been busy drawing and planning and thinking up ideas. For further ideas I turned to my book on Celtic knotwork.Here are some of my early drawings. The… Read More I have a new obsession!
I hope you all had a Happy Christmas and are now looking forward to the New Year. So while we wait here is something I couldn’t show you before. These I days I give my children money for Christmas and birthdays with maybe a little something to open. Last year I made my daughters and… Read More Christmas Coasters