I have now finished the edging for the blanket. I always think that adding an edging to a blanket is like framing a picture, something that needs to be chosen so as to show the main body off to the best effect. At first I wasn’t quite sure how I wanted to do this. I… Read More Blanket finalised with edging
The blanket I am making for my granddaughter has now been given square corners and all that needs to be done is to add a border. The sort of border that I want has yet to be decided but here is a square corner! For anyone who might like to make something similar here are… Read More The Blanket has Square Corners!
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
Some of you may have been wondering where I have been for the past few weeks. It all started with pain at the base of my thumbs on both hands. I decided that a break from Crochet was necessary which meant that I wasn’t going to have much to write posts about. Since reading posts… Read More Bit of a Catch Up!
I have promised to make my granddaughter a blanket. The idea was for her to take it to university with her so I have till next August really but not being sure how long it will take I have started thinking now. A couple of weeks ago I went to stay with my daughter and… Read More A Blanket for my Granddaughter
Here is details of what I made for my granddaughter. I wanted to encourage her love of crochet and I had acquired some crochet hooks and a book on crochet from someone at Crafty Coffee who had things to get rid of. So I decided to give her a ready made stash and bought a… Read More A Suitable Gift for a Granddaughter
My younger daughter bought me this book. I think it may have been last Christmas. As always when receiving a book like this I feel that I ought to make something from it, although I really didn’t like the look of the fairy on the cover. She had an air of menace about her. However… Read More Behold a Blueberry Fairy!
I met up with my eldest and family and had a couple of meals and had fun in an Escape Room. Although this is not my photograph and therefore I do not own the copyright I am sure the Escape Plan guy won’t mind as this can be considered an advert. He was keen on… Read More What was I doing on Saturday?
On Wednesday I had planned a trip to the Hardy monument as it is not open earlier in the week. Open means a cafe and the chance to go to the top. Otherwise it stands there out in the open. Recent experience in walking in the countryside to well known locations or popular routes led… Read More A week in Weymouth – part 2
First I have to say that I have discovered that it is so much harder to think about taking photographs when you are responsible for a granddaughter. So the following will not be my normal steady progression of photographs, more an ‘as and when’ record. I took a couple of photographs of the apartment we… Read More A week in Weymouth – part 1