You may remember that I told you that I was so upset about not being able to get his part of my blanket to look correct because the yarn was too thin, that I actually decided to contact Stylecraft to complain. Having had to undo a whole round and a half made it particularly painful.… Read More Stylecraft do care about Quality and Customers! (and another blanket?)
Quite a while ago when thinking about methods of knitting socks I came across Kitchener stitch but try as I might I couldn’t get my head round it and I found the instructions confusing. Now quite often I imagine making things in my head that may never get made but are fun to think about… Read More Kitchener stitch and Guess the Yarn
I haven’t done anything other than continue with my blanket this week due to having another minor health problem that I won’t bore you with. Now in the past I have thought about buying a Yarn Bowl and seen pictures of beautiful ones. I have always thought a wooden one would be best as it… Read More Not quite a yarn bowl!
I told you that I have been a bit under the weather lately. Well it suddenly came to me that maybe the amount of yarn I had selected for my latest blanket wasn’t nearly enough! This was for two reasons One (more serious!) I was aiming for a ‘lap blanket’ so I was going to… Read More A Bit of a Rethink!
A bit late this week as I haven’t been feeling well. Still not feeling too good but well enough to do a short post. I have finished the knitting for the baby coat I showed you last week but there are a lot of ends to sew in and seams to sew up and, although… Read More A new blanket
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!
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!
In May I showed you how I was working on adapting a pattern to make a pair of slippers. I am making the second one now! I also showed you the new larger pot holder I had made and some recent purchases of crochet hooks and a whole variety of yarn. I have just included… Read More Montage – May
I seem to have been spending rather a lot on yarn lately but all with good ideas for using it! I bought what I thought was enough for the slippers. More on this. And I also needed a 7mm or (knowing me) an 8mm hook. So since they were relatively cheap and as I wanted… Read More Projects for life!
A long time ago I made a cowl for someone who wanted one the same as the one I was wearing at the time. I couldn’t get exactly the same yarn but I bought something similar and proceeded to knit it. (The yarn was a multi-colour, random sort of yarn.) However it came out with… Read More A Foray into Planned Pooling!