Or, I decided I need to declutter the entire house I felt smothered. By things and by memories, but more by things. I’d made some big changes during the past few months, the biggest of which was starting a new job at a new company, started redecorating a bit and tried to forget about The…… Continue reading The Great Declutter of 2018
At last I have some of the glove patterns ready for you! (These are free to download, I only ask that you link back here and not share them without attribution — thank you!) The patterns are easy enough for beginners, and are highly customisable when it comes to sizing, so you can use the…… Continue reading Glove Patterns, an FO, WIPs, and Plans
Fingerless gloves — done! Wrist warmers — One pair done! Bunny hat — done! Other stuff — in progress! Now to find the time to write all the patterns down, post them, and write some proper blogposts for them. As you can see from my lack of posting, I’ve been a bit side-tracked. “What could…… Continue reading Lots of Finished Objects – just no time for blogging
Around the world people are making crocheted octopuses for babies – specifically those in the NICU – you can read more about it over here. One of my friends asked me to make one for her (she is pregnant at the moment) and I jumped at trying my hand at one of these. The result…… Continue reading Baby Crochet – Squishy the Octopus and Beanies
here are oodles of patterns — both free and paid — available, but I have decided to make one of my own as I was specifically asked for Marvel-themed gloves.
After some time when I was struggling with a scarf — not so much the pattern as just getting the time to work on it and not being entirely happy with the yarn that I was using — I’m finally back to my normal crocheting again — yay! This past week I have been working…… Continue reading WIPs – Baby Crochet for Charity
One of the awesome things about Pinterest and Ravelry is that there is always new patterns to discover and there’s a pattern for everyone. So, when I came across this Jack Skellington baby beanie, I knew the perfect person to make it for… The beanie turned out better than I thought it would, and the…… Continue reading Jack Skellington and Crocheting for Babies
After a few weeks of electricians, plumbers, no hot water in the house, and lots and lots of stress crocheting, I do have some finished pieces to show and the Eilian/peacock shawl is definitely coming along very well with about 500m of the yarn already worked into the shawl. (Yarn – Red Heart Lacie in…… Continue reading The Peacock Shawl and Lots of Beanies
I’ve already stated my writing goals, so I thought that I would take this time to look at what I want to achieve next year with regard to my crafting.