I have just completed the project I started after I had finished the cloth for the dining table. I wanted something that would be easy on my hands and this bag has been on my to-do list for quite some time.I have made two bags before. This one was a present and a trial before… Read More A beautiful bag
Here is my nice new – Tea cosy. Sandy Crump-Dawson did suggest a tea cosy as one of two guesses, other people suggested things that were plausible like a purse or hot water bottle cover. I came across the pattern when I saw someone at my Friday craft group making one. She gave me a link… Read More The reveal!
…………..this is going to be? I would have liked to show you the finished item but I still have a little way to go. I am using my ‘spectrum’ colours that are so much more versatile for things like this than the standard ‘rainbow’ ones. As an extra clue – I started with the piece… Read More What do you think………….
I’ve just had a very exhausting but fun week with my granddaughter but I have so many photographs to show you that I need a bit more time so I decided that I will show you something that I completed just before my granddaughter arrived. My sea and sand blanket Here it is folded up… Read More Sea and Sand blanket completed
[The colours in these photographs are not completely true to life I am afraid. Some are better than others.] I’ve finished the cushion I wanted to make with the leftover yarn from my spectrum granny ripple blanket. I started using one colour for each row and was very pleased with the effect. But then when… Read More Another cushion cover!
I have finally finished my Spectrum Granny Ripple blanket after almost a year, just in time for winter! I had expected that it would take me a few more days because I had planned a few more rows for the border but when I had completed the last of the spectrum rows I knew that… Read More My Spectrum Granny Ripple blanket is finished!
I have finally finished the spectrum body of my granny ripple blanket. And a closer look – I have also found a parallel way of filling in the ripples at the top and the bottom And though it is not really worth a photo, I have completed one round of a granny style edging that… Read More I’m feeling so happy! 🙂
I have my granddaughter staying at present so I don’t have much time for writing a post but I thought that I would show you one of the things I have been working on lately. Since I put the CAL blanket squares aside, I decided that I ought to get a bit further with my… Read More Granny Ripple update
I am beginning to see that writing a blog in the winter is tricky if one doesn’t like using flash for photographs. The light has been so bad today that even at it’s best I had to resort to flash to photograph the furthest I have got with the granny ripple blanket, my scarf and… Read More Granny Ripple blanket latest and more
In July I showed you the yarn I had bought for my next blanket. Well it has taken me longer than I expected to get started but here is the story if how I decided on the pattern I would use. While I was still making my hexagon blanket my mind was already looking forward… Read More Genesis of a Granny ripple