Tag Archives: Crochet

Determined crocheting

I’ve worked out that I can do a limited amount of sewing when O is feeding and yesterday I decided to try a bit of crochet! I haven’t crocheted anything in a really long time so I was pretty pleased … Continue reading

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Birthday wool

My lovely friend Lucy bought me some gorgeous wool for my birthday. When I opened my beautifully wrapped parcel to find three balls of yarn in my favourite colours I immediately started to plan a new project! It’s lovely and fine … Continue reading

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Yarn Shop Day at Make & The Craft Kitchen

To celebrate Yarn Shop Day 2015, Nicky at Make & The Craft Kitchen plans to make a big display of knitted and crocheted flowers in the shop. I volunteered to help out, so at Slice of Make last week she … Continue reading

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The Make blanket

I’ve been working on some super secret projects recently and I can finally share one of them with you! Make hosts Slice of Make every Wednesday night, which is a crafty social evening. I’ve made some fantastic friends there and … Continue reading

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My crocheted cactus!

When having a sort out the other day I unearthed a big collection of dressmaking patterns. My friend Kendal loves to make her own clothes, particularly pretty dresses, so I thought she would make good use of them. We live on the … Continue reading

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Blooming Marvellous : A Knitted Garden!

I hopped on the ferry this morning and went to visit the Blooming Marvellous exhibition at the Gosport Gallery! I’ve seen quite a few knitted installations but this is by far the best. The work started in a gallery in … Continue reading

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Treasure Hunting for Flowers

This month I have been surrounded by flowers! They are growing in my garden, I am making them for my wedding bouquet, my Mum is collecting petals for confetti and I’ve added a beautiful floral print into my heirloom quilt. So … Continue reading

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My crochet blanket

My first ever crochet blanket is well underway. I’m using it to practice the basic stitches so that hopefully they stay firmly stuck in my head! I am only using scraps left over from other projects and it’s nice to … Continue reading

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My handmade gifts

Now that all the presents have been given, unwrapped and enjoyed I can share with you a few of the presents that I made for my family this Christmas! Did you give and receive handmade gifts this year?

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Hooked

After much perseverance, I taught myself how to crochet a granny square. I love making them and have even made a scarf from them. However I could not get the hang of crocheting back and forth and I felt like … Continue reading

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