Not so much shared in June. I shared a piece of embroidery I had done in my teens for Textile Tuesday otherwise it was knitting and crochet. For knitting a pair of socks that I am halfway through.I have spent rather more time on crochet. I showed you how I had developed an idea for… Read More Monthly Montage – June
I have completed the first of my new socks and started the second. As you can see I wound off quite a bit of yarn with an eye to having the socks match but it is always hard to judge and you can also see that they won’t quite manage it. Of course I could… Read More Half a pair of Socks and some Yarn
This month I shared the last succulent that I had made: as a gift this time. Then, with my wrists finding crochet a bit painful, I switched more to sewing and caught up with much delayed mending and completed a little more of the cross stitch bookmark. Later in the month I decided to try… Read More Monthly Montage – May
What do you do when you are trying to avoid crochet? I say avoid because I do allow myself a little bit of crochet as I have an idea that I just want to try out but I can’t do much at a time before the discomfort comes back. Well you knit yourself another pair of… Read More What have I been up to lately?
WordPress told me yesterday that that was my eight year anniversary! So long. Finally got to be able to share the information below with you all. This post is especially for anyone who likes to make their socks with short row heels which involve wrapping stitches but find they have a problem with holes appearing… Read More Socks: Short Row Heels without Holes
I wanted to make something to give my son-in-law as part of his birthday present. He belongs to CAMRA the real ale organisation, it’s one of his main hobbies, and I found a beer themed card, so I decided to make a crochet beermat. I didn’t have any beer coloured cotton yarn but I went… Read More A little present and some new socks
Joining in with Wild Daffodil’s Textile Tuesday; see her’s here – https://daffodilwild.wordpress.com/2020/03/03/textile-tuesday-box/ Recently when going down to Woolston to buy some more yarn I decided to pop into the library and take a look at the display I had been told about. The display containing many knitted figures is to commemorate the 400th Anniversary of… Read More Textile Tuesday
This last month I have done some knitting and some crochet. I finished my crochet case for my ergonomic hooks and I worked out to how to create a way of securing my phone in its case that could just be used when necessary but otherwise was out of the way. For knitting I finished… Read More Monthly Montage – February
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!