A tranquil afternoon (and evening)

Yesterday (Sunday) started very busy but by 4pm a boy had been dispatched to camp for a week, parents, husband, remaining children and small nephew fed and watered, dog walked, ironing done and so I sat down with 3 ball of cotton yarn and a size 5mm hook, and the Doring Kindersley book open at […]

Celebrity Masterchef Plain Squares

No it’s not a recipe from the series which has just ended with a very worthy winner (no spoilers in case you don’t know) but the last stitch that my mum and I taught ourselves on our recent holiday in Donegal while enjoying the last few episodes of the cooking programme. Working and learning alongside […]

Double treble trouble

Another stitch I learnt on holiday was double treble. Again from the wonderful Doring Kindersley “a little course in crochet”. I cannot recommend this book highly enough if like me you are just starting to crochet. A delivery from the warehouse.co.uk brought Lily “sugar’ncream” cotton yarn in faded denim. Sweet. Inspired by the blue seas […]

Wild Atlantic Way crochet waves

We have just had a very special family holiday week in Co Donegal Ireland where the views are breathtaking, the beaches long and empty, and lots of crochet was done by me and my mum watching the colours change on the sea and the mountains. How could you not be inspired by such views! Our […]

Book Review

January 2013 – By Sally Harding – Dorling Kindersley – Hardback – 224 pages – ISBN 1409364186 “The essential guide to creating beautiful crochet Crochet is more popular than ever and Crochet Step by Step gives you the tools, techniques and stitches you need to create beautiful and original crocheted items. With more than 100 […]

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