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
The last few weeks and ongoing I have had a dental discomfort problem. I won’t bore you with the details but it has left me distracted, weary and distraught, hence the simple blanket making and colouring. Not that doing both these things haven’t made my wrist start hurting so I am having a bit of… Read More Genesis of a Pattern
I suppose it was always my intention, when I realised that there was a third version of my Granny Ripple pattern that I could make, to put them all together. And you can find the new ebook for sale HERE. Yes this is something of an advertisement. I have already sold one copy though I… Read More My Second ebook!
Having realised, some time after the event, that my ‘Soft Granny Ripple’ (title given by someone other than myself) was actually not the symmetrical design I had been aiming for, which had been a granny version of this sort of ripple. I created what I called my ‘Smooth Granny Ripple’. However realising that the original Granny Ripple was… Read More My Slow Granny Ripple!
I have just published my first eBook on Ravelry. My “Celtic Knot Coasters ebook” Never sure whether I should capitalise the ‘B’ in eBook or not. It pulls together all my present Celtic Coaster patterns plus my more recent Triquetra Knot Coaster as a bonus pattern. And I have even made three sales. I put… Read More My First eBook!
I have finally got around to publishing my two new Celtic Coaster patterns. Click on the either of the first and third photgraph below to find the pattern on Ravelry (or in the sidebar) They are for the coasters I showed you in THIS POST which was over a year ago. However the patterns are now… Read More Two new Celtic Coasters patterns
I created this pattern to offer my grandaughter as something that was interesting, not very large and only needed knowing how to make chains and double crochets (US- single crochets). In the event she preferred the idea of using her multi-coloured yarn to make a scarf but I have now created a tutorial showing how… Read More A New pattern – A Free One this time!
The pattern used for this blanket is now available on Ravelry – https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/smooth-granny-ripple It was designed as a shoulder or lap blanket for when sitting on my bedroom chair. It took me almost exactly a year to complete but during that time it was put aside quite often as I regarded it as a relaxing in-between… Read More Sea and Sand blanket – Final Details
Well if I can’t crochet at least I can work on patterns! This pattern has now been published on Ravelry – http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/real-snowflakes I have to say that my attempt at enrolling pattern testers was not very successful. Even the internet let me down by losing two emails with attachments! However nothing daunted I put on… Read More Real Snowflakes
Pattern on Ravelry – http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/three-small-angels Even though the opinions given were that the angel didn’t need arms, I couldn’t resist trying out what arms would look like. First I just made a more colourful one. Then I decided I would try adding arms. And rather liked it. So I decided to create a pattern with both angels… Read More Published Angel pattern