I hadn’t intended to post anything today because I thought more about the coat would be boring and I didn’t really have much else to show you. However the weather was perfect for gardening this morning so I went out to pick up the dead leaves round the apple tree. Now, I bought the apple… Read More More apple tales and garden flowers
I have been plugging away at the cross stitch bookmark kit I showed you. Only of course on sunny days. It has expensive instructions on how to approach it that I am trying to follow. Seeing that you could buy strips with holes to keep the cotton lengths orderly. I punched some holes round the… Read More How’s my Cross Stitch going?
I have finished the first sock and started the second. Here I am wearing it. I might have made it longer, because I so like this yarn and the effect it produces, except for these three reasons. If I made it longer I would probably have had to start increasing the number of stitches and… Read More A sock, a finalised phone closure and another project!
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
I’ve been wanting to have a go at cross stitch for a long time. Some time ago when someone was giving away things they didn’t want I acquired a small cross stitch kit to make a notepad with pretty cover. I thought that it seemed a good place to start, though I was a bit… Read More I can do cross stitch too!