Warm Shore Shoulder Wrap part two

This Wrap began a couple of months ago when my mum brought me home some cotton yarn and a pattern for a neck and shoulder wrap. Well, I have now made this garment three times and it has been rejected by quality control (mother) three times. It’s smaller, made with a smaller hook, tighter, shorter, […]

Warm Shore Shoulder Wrap

Finished! I started this Drops Design shoulder wrap yesterday evening. It was a false start, after five rows of pattern in the round I realised I had twisted the circle over itself and the only remedy was to rip back and start again. Never mind it was good practice for what turned out to be […]

The thrill of finishing

I’ve finished. Well, almost finished. I’ve made five and 3/4 cotton string bags in about two weeks. I plan to sell these at a craft fair. String bags are great because you can store them in your handbag and pull them out with a flourish at the check out as they look so good and […]

Matrix Triangles

One of my favourite movie trilogies is the Matrix. We managed to catch the original Matrix while channel hopping last Friday night. To give my brain a challenge aside from the concept of these movies I opened the latest edition of Simply Crochet magazine and crocheted a green cotton triangle. Which may well end up […]

Thinking of Christmas Craft Fairs

After the success of my string bag I have decided to make some string bags to sell at our annual Christmas Fair in November. As all you crafters know, you need to be well organised if you are making hand made goods for sale at that time of the year. I usually start on the […]

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