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
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
And here it is, 2017, a brand new sparkly year, full of hopes and dreams of better things to come.
Over the past few days I have been doing a lot of thinking about where I am and where I might like to be.
Normally at this time of year I am getting a little over-excited.