Some forget-me-nots I discovered at the front of my property that have self-seeded themselves from the ones in my pots. ******* ******* ******* ******* ******* ******* ******* Yesterday I got a message from WordPress saying that I had been with them for seven… Read More Seven years!
You may remember these slippers that I made for James. Well when it came to Christmas since I had his foot measurements I decided to make him a pair of socks. As he is a man I thought that maybe self stripping yarn might not be the best and decided on a plain colour with… Read More First Slippers now Socks
Especially when they are a present so you can’t wear them. But maybe you could try “Follow my leader” or the “Conversation” or “Why don’t you talk to me!” The other pair to these For my granddaughter.
Been busy so just a quick look at my latest finished project. Some of you may have remembered these. And how I said that as they were so short (as requested) that I had almost enough to make another pair. And so I bought this. Well here are the second pair! Delivered and appreciated!
Had a bit of a funny week. On Monday I saw the consultant prior to my fourth and final chemo cycle. He decided that I should not have the infusion this time, only the tablets which left me both relieved and anxious. Relieved that I wouldn’t have to face the increasingly unpleasant side effects and… Read More Past and future!
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!
Over the last week I have completed another repeat of the cables. I anticipate having to do four more repeats approximately so I have completed a third of one side – hence a sixth of a whole cushion cover ! since it has two sides. I think you can see the pattern developing now. I have… Read More A sock and a sixth of a cushion cover!
I still haven’t felt inspired to do any more than work on my sock(s). Though I have got beyond the heel now! I would have got a bit further but when I had got about this far I realised that I had dropped a stitch a couple of rows after finishing the heel and the… Read More Update with flowers and bread!
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.
Not having started any more knitting and crochet as I am not sure what to choose, I thought that I would share what I made in 2017. This was very much the year of Celtic crochet. I started by devising some plaitwork bookmarks and published the best pattern. I also then made some Celtic cross… Read More Looking back on 2017