Category Archives: crochet

Back to crochet, and DIY blocking pins

Yarny crafts have been neglected lately, while I’ve been sewing scrubs and face masks and 3D printing visors. But the washing machine mangled a crocheted tray cloth last weekend which means I need a replacement. I’ve had this rather unattractive … Continue reading

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When things go wrong

Not all of my crafting endeavours go to plan. I tend not to mention the pear-shaped ones in this blog, I’d rather focus on the things that turn out reasonably presentable and/or useful. But we can all learn from our … Continue reading

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New year, new crafting resolutions

There are lots of things I’d like to learn to do in 2019, many of them craft-related, and there are various crafting ideas I’ve had but haven’t taken to completion (or even started, in some cases).  So I thought I’d … Continue reading

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Christmas crafting round-up

Now that the turkey has been eaten – roast turkey, turkey à la king, turkey curry and, finally, turkey soup – I’ve been reflecting on my pre-Christmas crafting. This is always the busiest time of year creatively speaking, with presents … Continue reading

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Back to Granny

I finished my sister-in-law’s Passover Hat in plenty of time to block it, wrap it and hand it over when we visited them yesterday. That left me with idle hands. “What do I really need?”, I asked myself, and the … Continue reading

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Time to relax – with extreme crochet

I’ve been too busy finishing Christmas presents to post lately, but now it’s Boxing Day and everything is done.  In the last 3 weeks I’ve made: 2 hats (Harvest Moon and the Boyfriend Hat)   this cowl (Forest Glade) a … Continue reading

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