Category Archives: Crafts ‘n’ Crochet

Can I get your help, please?

I’m asking this question mostly to assuage my own curiosity, but it’s also a bit of market research… If you could answer the poll question, great. If you could also explain your answer by leaving a comment, even better! Thanks … Continue reading

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Oh, the weather outside is frightful…

… so a new scarf-like object is in order! I’ve been wondering what to do with the leftover Lion Brand Homespun I got for a previous project (no, of course I didn’t buy extra on purpose! How dare you!!) and … Continue reading

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The Purple Triumverate

OK, this does have a lot to do with the fact that I had three balls of the same purple yarn. And that it’s very chunky and works up quickly. And with my current obsession with different Tunisian crochet stitches. But … Continue reading

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There’s something about the colour Purple…

I seem to be working with it a lot recently. And looking in my stash, I found some lovely soft chunky yarn perfect to make one of these! What a quick project – big wool + big hook = satisfaction! … Continue reading

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I have a new obsession…

It’s Tunisian crochet lace! I was getting a bit tired of the same old single and double stitches, and remembered that Kim Guzman had some good Tunisian links on her website. A few searches later and a quick rustle about … Continue reading

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A bit of clearing out…

Just listed this on Etsy – 8 balls of Felted Tweed by Rowan in Ginger (154), all the same dye lot. It’s gorgeous! Anyone interested??

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Facing the Fear

Monday was a good day. Despite being tired (hey – I think that’ll last until the babby is at least 35…) I decided that I had enough of a head of steam to work on some overdue projects. So, I … Continue reading

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Two + Two = Depressing

Since I couldn’t decide what project to work on today, I decided to take stock of what I have on hand and what’s left to be done. The results are: number of projects less than 25% complete = depressing number … Continue reading

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Rant.

There is a yarn in my stash that I have A Relationship with. And not in a good way. Things started so well with us. I had an epiphany moment of a design and An Occasion on which to wear … Continue reading

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The Fear of Finishing

So, I have this project. It’s sitting patiently in its bag, waiting to be finished. In fact, all I have to do is seam it up, add some buttons, and stuff it. It is, in fact, a pillow from the … Continue reading

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