Why now?

I’ve been crocheting about 4 years now. The first thing I made was my daughter’s blanket. I was pregnant with her at the time and terribly sick. She now sucks her thumb with it but when she was tiny I lay her in bed with me and Paul and lay the blanket on top of … More Why now?

Scrapghan with Russian join             

Before I got into crochet the children were keen on yarning for want of a better word: sticking yarn to paper, making pom-poms, finger knitting and weaving so I popped a request on Freegle and received quite a few small balls of odds and ends. I’ve since added to these because I started crocheting. I … More Scrapghan with Russian join¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†

Shark slippers            

These shark slippers made me grumpy. Then they made me happy. Some people who claim to be wise would say my feelings are mine and I shouldn’t let a pair of shark slippers control me…but what can I say? I am flighty and my emotions can be impacted by the slightest of breezes. And definitely … More Shark slippers¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†

Star baby 

I’ve been busy making a cute little blanket for a friend’s expected baby. It didn’t take me long, and took just two skeins of King Cole Riot. The colour is a bit dark for a baby, but my friend Mel is not one to go for pink for a girl or blue for a boy … More Star baby¬†