In March I showed you how far I had got with my new ripple blanket, my latest loaf of bread and the tulips glowing in the sunshine. I shared with you the five hexagons that I was contributing to Patch (of Made by Patch) ‘s Collaborative Crochet Blanket project and the gifts for my Two… Read More March Montage
Patch of Made by Patch has written a post about the hexagons I sent her for her Collaborative Crochet Blanket project but, as not all of you may be her followers, I thought that I would write a post of my own. You can see her post here:- http://madebypatch.wordpress.com/2014/03/16/rainbow-hexagons/ She takes lovely photos. My hexagons… Read More Happy hexagons!
Well not like the last one but I am have joined Patch’s Collaborative Crochet Blanket 2014 and have sent her my five crochet hexagon’s. So here is a little taster. There is still time to join. Closing date is midnight on 30th April 2014.
The pattern and a chart for the hexagons used in this project are now available HERE I decided to make this as the Monthly Challenge as I thought that was probably the only way I would get it done as I have been planning it for a few months now and am getting fed up… Read More Monthly Challenge – Peg Bag
I have now finished my hat and scarf for the “Made It” Challenge and here I am wearing them. If you’ve been here before this is the corrected picture my son did for me. The colour is really more blue but it ‘s the best we can do. Here is another picture of the Hat… Read More Hat and Scarf revealed
I decided that I would take up Maryanne of WoolHogs’ suggestion that I should make something for the “Made It” monthly challenge with the yarn and knitting needles my daughter bought me for my birthday; the only question was what? I couldn’t find any patterns I liked on the internet but I decided it was… Read More Rising to the Challenge
I have now finished the edge on my hexagon blanket. So here are some pictures First the edge As you can see, I did four rows of trebles (US dc), alternating two colours, and then a row of double crochet (US sc) in the same gold as the centres, all finished off with a row… Read More At Last – The Blanket is done
Well I’ve finished the main body. Just the edge to do. I crocheted in the ends as I went but I still had the end of the ends to cut off. I didn’t do the cutting as I went in case I cut off an end I had forgotten to weave in and risked a… Read More Hexagon blanket update
I realise that I actually have four projects on the go at present. Firstly and most importantly there is my hexagon blanket. The main body is almost finished and I am trying to give it priority. * * * * * * * * * * * * Then there is my ‘can I really… Read More Projects, Projects, Projects!
I found the pattern for this on the Attic24 blog and as soon as I saw it I knew I had to make one. I absolutely love hexagons. They are by far the most interesting and beautiful of the space filling regular polygons. (The others being triangle and squares). And bees make their honeycombs with… Read More Beginning a granny hexagon blanket