Except for the book post, which was unusual, this month was a good mix of the things I tend to write posts about. Crochet of course: in the form of the start of working on a new bookmark pattern. Cooking: some ‘healthy’ cookies. Quite a bit of photography concerning an outing to Chessel Bay and… Read More Monthly Montage – March
With nothing more to do for the blanket for a few days, I settled down for a first attempt at devising a new bookmark pattern. I decided to try the Josephine knot, even though it looked a bit trickier than the other design. Unlike my earlier bookmark, mathematics was of limited use, but after a… Read More How’s the bookmark getting on?
I have always enjoyed the planning of a project even more than it’s realisation. This is possibly because my brain works better than my hands and I have often planned various creative projects that have never been taken any further. Recently my mind has been totally occupied with planning the blanket for my granddaughter and… Read More I feel a new Bookmark Pattern coming on!
End of another month. A more unusual montage this month as I have had no new knitted or crochet items to show you as I continue on with my blanket that is still just a collection of motifs. There has been Pizza! and photographs of flowers in my garden and a look back at past… Read More Monthly Montage – February
The advice I need concerns the washing of acrylic yarn blankets. I have never washed any of my blankets even though I made the first one nine years ago. It does only get used about four months of the year and is stored in a cupboard the rest of the time. But more recently, the… Read More Maybe you can advise?
The best basis for a monthly montage is lots of square pictures. This month there have not been a lot of photographs and especially not square ones, so I had a real problem creating the montage. Normally I would have included my montage celebrating last years makes as part of this month’s montage but I… Read More Monthly Montage – January
A while ago I showed you some pages from my Project Book. Full Post – https://rainbowjunkiecorner.wordpress.com/2018/05/21/knitting-and-crochet-journal/ Well I have filled it up and am about to start on my new one. That’s the one on the right. They are the same size. The one on the left looks bigger because all the photographs make it… Read More Yay! I get to start a new book
They say “use it or lose it” but sometimes using it can cause problems, like with my wrists a few weeks ago, and now my eyes seem to be suffering from an excess of screen time, so I am trying to cut down until they recover. However I thought that I would give you a… Read More Just a Quick One
Just a quick post this week. Still working on blanket but I had a daughter with a birthday and decided a cactus in a pot would be a good idea to send. Decided a plastic pot with a crochet cover would be best to put in the post. I looked on the internet for a… Read More Another Potted Plant
I have only created a montage of my main crochet finished projects for 2020. This is because I did very little knitting: only two pairs of socks and the second not finished. There were lots of pairs though with the crochet: two blankets, two small useful things – a phone case and hook case, two… Read More 2020 Looking Back