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
Just a quick pic of my snowflakes all ready to take to the charity shop to be sold. Twelve snowflakes made: three of each design.
The patterns for all my real snowflakes should be available on Ravelry in a few weeks time. (Edited 9th June 2017) Those of you who have been following this blog for a long time may remember when I collected a number of photographs of actual snowflakes and created crochet versions for seven of them.At the… Read More A New Real Snowflake
This is a very special project that has been on my mind since the early days of my blog. Once I was comfortable with crochet, I knew that I wanted to make something to go on my dining table. The early thoughts were actually fairly monochrome but one day I saw this rug – http://vi.sualize.us/pdf_pattern_hexagon_rug_available_in_english_and_spanish_yo-yo_spiral_crochet_stripe_picture_C1BQ.html… Read More My latest Rainbow project
Apart from my waistcoat and socks I am working on a couple of Christmassy ideas which involve making snowflakes. I showed you this book I had bought last ChristmasWell originally I had thought that I might work my way through the book and I had certainly started. But this year, having made a couple more… Read More What I’m working on
This pattern is now available for sale on Ravelry – http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/four-snowflake-bookmark This is a very easy bookmark pattern that can suitably be made in either #10 or #20 crochet cotton. Individual snowflakes could also be made in any yarn for decoration. The pattern is available in either UK or US terms. A little silver in… Read More Snowflake bookmark pattern
Before Christmas is totally forgotten, I thought I would post this. On Twelfth night I tidied away all the Christmas decorations except for my snowflake tree and the LED snowflake lights. The tree is intended to be something to mark the different seasons and I thought the lights would add a bit of colour in… Read More A Lovely Surprise
My house seems to be full of snowflake decorations this year. There is my snowflake tree. I think it would take more snowflakes and I may have more by next year. 🙂 There are gel snowflakes on the glass of the patio door, a chain of snowflakes across the fireplace, my snowflake wreath that I… Read More Snowflakes everywhere!
The other day I had an idea for a new project! Yes I know I don’t really need another project to add to my list. 🙂 But this one has been in the back of my mind for a long time. It is to make a crochet cloth for my pine dining table. I have… Read More A New Snowflake!
No I haven’t made 100 snowflakes but a few weeks ago I saw this book in a bookshop Now I’ve worked up a few snowflake patterns myself but there is no way I would have time to create 100 different ones. The snowflakes in this book are all proper snowflakes with six sides and they… Read More 100 snowflakes