Ever since the doctor told me that the pain in my wrists was osteoarthritis I have been feeling a bit down but today I saw a physiotherapist and she has told me that when I do something and it hurts it just means that the joint is getting a little inflamed and if I then… Read More Life is looking up!
Taking part in the CAL has made me question whether I can really compete (in an ability sense) with all these other crocheters who are taking part because I feel I have only really been crocheting since I retired. But some days ago I found a few things that I made years ago, but had… Read More A bit of a boost and a puzzle
Here is the first of the socks I am making for myself. I could maybe have cast off even more loosely but it fits and is so lovely and soft. And of course I also love the muted rainbow colours. I have started on the second one and with luck it might be finished by… Read More Yay! I’ve finished a sock for me!
DaniellaJoe at http://daniellajoe.wordpress.com/ nominated me for the One Lovely Blog award. So thank you very much DaniellaJoe; I feel so honoured to be nominated and am very grateful for this vote of confidence in what I am trying to do. She has a lovely blog herself so go and look. What I am less happy… Read More One Lovely Blog award
Two post on the same day! Well, today was the only day I felt I had the time to do this post. I have to thank Crafts by the Sea for nominating me for the Versatile Bloggers Award. When I see all the amazing blogs out there I feel very humbled and wonder if I… Read More Versatile Blogger reprise
Hi! J. G. Burdette has recently nominated me for the Versatile Blogger Award so thank you very much to him. Quite surprised really as I am very new to this blogging business. * * * * * * Now apparently people who are nominated are requested to do five things. Thank the person who gave… Read More Versatile Blogger Award
Well…………………….. I was taught knitting, crochet and various sorts of embroidery when I was a child. I was a very slow knitter but by knitting the occasional item, such as baby coats when I was expecting a child I gradually improved. (I knitted a third coat – for my son – but I must have… Read More Why Did I Start this Blog?