As I have done previously I like to create a montage of the projects I have completed over the previous year. This year I completed nine crochet items and eight knitted ones. I notice that they are all useful practical things. For crochet five of these were made to give away. There was a crochet… Read More 2019 Crochet and Knitting completed
This last month I completed the sixth part of the Sacred Space CAL though I now realise I will need to buy at least one ball of more yarn for the next section. The only project I finished was my crochet paper chain but I got on well with the top for my daughter. As… Read More Monthly Montage – December
I wish you Joy and Peace at Christmas And Thank You to everyone for your comments.
Recently I discovered that the first pair of socks I had made for myself all those years ago (over seven years!) had developed a hole. Oh no! Just one stitch missing sort of hole and when I am feeling very clear headed I will try to repair it. It is a bit sad but I… Read More I need more socks!
Going to make a montage for November I realised that I do not have ones for either September or October. Now these montages are made as much for myself as for others because they are an excellent way to find out when I made a particular thing. So I decided to fill in the missing… Read More Missing Montages
I’ve given in to the weather and taken the best photos I can of my new hat and scarf. I had to adjust the colours but it is almost impossible to reproduce the particular shade of blue green. I suppose it is somewhere between turquoise and peacock blue. I have made both of the patterns… Read More At last I have something to show you!
In June there was knitting, crochet and photography. No loaves of bread though. Not to say I am not continuing to make such things. For knitting: it was a tutorial on my method of doing kitchener stitch, the cardigan I am knitting in 4 ply and a baby cardigan I was finally able to complete.… Read More Monthly Montage – June
Some of you may remember almost four years ago, Yes! four years!, when I went to Hythe and bought a pattern to make a cardigan like one my mother had. https://rainbowjunkiecorner.wordpress.com/2015/08/29/the-knitting-pattern-expedition/ This pattern. This wool. to copy this cardigan. Well the pattern isn’t exactly the same shape but I have done the best I could… Read More Two current projects
Finally got around to sharing photographs of the baby coat I made for a friend’s grandchild. The baby finally arrived and was a boy so I was able to finish the jacket by adding the button bands on the appropriate sides, after which I sewed up the sleeve and side seams and added the hood.… Read More That other Baby Coat
During the last month I finished some knitting and some crochet. For crochet I showed you my colour choice for a new blanket and the actual yarn I ended up buying. I also showed you my finished Slow Granny Ripple blanket. As to knitting, I showed you the rainbow fairy coat and hat that I… Read More Monthly Montage – May