The last day of the month and time for the Monthly Montage! This last month the blanket I have made for my granddaughter took centre stage. I shared details of the planning and the pattern plus a look at the final blanket with its edging. For a bit of variety I added a recipe for… Read More Monthly Montage – May
While washing up the dishes what should I see out of the window? This was actually taken from upstairs as you get to see more from there. A double rainbow and even the main rainbow seemed to be double and have the colours repeating faintly below the main arc.
It is going to take a few weeks, I suspect, to finish the wide border around the African Flower Blanket, so in the meantime I am going to share some of the steps along the way. This week’s post is about the different choices that had to be made about design and colours. ***** … Read More African Flower Blanket: initial choices
Yes! it’s the Spiderdream top I made for myself all finished. In the end I used all but 5g of the 250g, 1000m cake of yarn. The one on the left – why take another photo! If anything, I preferred the feel of the Hobbii yarn over the Scheepjes Whirl (both cotton and acrylic mix).… Read More These spiders do a lot of dreaming!
I have mentioned this before in a couple of comments but I thought it deserved a post. As you can see it is about rainbows, or at least rainbow shaped designs, on trees. This is probably the Rainbow with the most professional look showing a doctor revealing himself to be superman. The rainbow contains the… Read More The Rainbow Trail
Having seen people posting about hanging rainbows in windows, I finally decided to make one myself. Of course in the bible, you find a rainbow at the end of the story of Noah and the ark, where it is a sign of hope for the future. Rainbows when seen are incredibly beautiful and both of… Read More Rainbow are Everywhere! This is mine.
I seem to have only one project on the go at a time at present. I would have liked to show you a finished item but rather than not post anything this week I have photographed what I have got. One of my “Crafty Coffee” friends is about to be a grandmother for the first… Read More This is how far I have got!
I have finally finished my rainbow socks and I thought I would share them with you. I like the way the colours of each sock compare. And here I am wearing them. or But at the moment I am not sure when to actually wear them as I know they will not look as good once they are washed,… Read More Rainbow socks! Yay!
I have finally decided what to make to get back to crafting – socks! I chose socks because apart from the toes and heels they are just so easy, perfect for ‘Crafty Coffee’ mornings, watching TV and totally not stressful or challenging. I don’t feel up to challenging! So what socks? Years ago when I… Read More My latest project.
Do you remember when I showed you this teaser. Well the squares on the left were for one side of a cushion cover. So are the ones on the right but I haven’t made the full set yet. Now I haven’t done much crochet since I made these and it seems to have been all… Read More A Crochet cushion cover