The weather here as been fairly poor for our first week, lots of rain, lots of wind and so plenty of time to be spent indoors working on small projects – both crochet and sewing.
For the past couple of weeks I’ve been making crochet shapes for submission to the International Diploma in Crochet
This week I have actually made a point of finishing a number of projects that I had on the go. Like many crafters I have several pieces I have started and never got around to finishing.
This is the year I am going to have a pattern published.
This month I have been set a couple of challenges which I have been expected to complete.
This week has been fairly quiet for me on the crafting front. Partly because I’ve had a bad back, and partly because I focussed on baking rather than crochet. It has, however, provided time for reflection.
Initially I had thought that September had been a quiet month on the crafting front, however, as I considered what I had achieved, I realised I have been much busier than I thought.
Over the past few weeks I’ve been quietly crafting away. Husband and I are in the process of trying to move. It has been something of a tortuous process which started last October. Suffice to say, we have been living with half built wardrobes and a fair percentage of my crafting paraphernalia has already been… Continue reading Crafting Times
It’s been a while since I posted. I sort of fell out of love with crochet and started to question its worth. I think I’d forgotten my ‘WHY’.
February was generally disappointing. We were expecting to move. We were expecting to downsize from our beautiful flat in Clifton, Bristol to a stunning harbourside apartment which met our requirements perfectly. But then somewhere along the way it went very, very wrong and on the day of exchange our buyer pulled out. England seems to… Continue reading Mindful escape to Portugal