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’.
For the past couple of weeks I have been doing Tunisian crochet. This has been due to the fact I taught my first crochet class this week. It was the first of a series of six lessons based at The Home Crafters in Yate; introducing different techniques and the subject for the first class was Tunisian… Continue reading Tunisian Crochet
As you may have gathered I love crochet. I really can’t get enough of crochet. Yes, I appreciate it might make me old fashioned and some might consider it somewhat boring, but I absolutely love it. The textures of the yarn, the colours, the techniques, the beautiful fabrics that you can create and the uses… Continue reading So my Nana’s Crochet
This week I have completed this scarf. I absolutely love it. It’s probably one of the prettiest things I have ever made. I am increasingly in love with vintage patterns. For some reason the patterns seemed simpler and the designs more elegant than you find today. The principle of Hairpin Crochet is incredibly simple, as… Continue reading Hairpin Crochet Cosy Scarf
Normally at this time of year I am getting a little over-excited.