Well, my idea of writing for this blog every week has so far flown out the window. Oops. But in good news, I have finished some projects and have some journaling and quilling to show! Journaling Although I’m still not journaling every day, I do try to journal as often as possible. Here are a…… Continue reading Journaling and Quilling
With all these heatwaves we’re having in Gauteng (the province that I live in in South Africa), I’ve been working on small and light projects. There is no way I’m working on the Fire and Smoke Throw when it is the hottest day of summer! Knitting! Luckily my road trip knitting of December (the Herning…… Continue reading Current Projects – Crochet and Knitting
Behold! The peacock shawl is finished!
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
May passed in a flurry of writing and crochet projects and, before I knew it, the winter solstice is less than three weeks away!
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 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
Although 2017 is only a few days old, I am pleased to already have a FO and a new WIP. The wrist warmers which I made as a Christmas present were also finished in time and the receiver loved them (yay!). The pattern for them is at the bottom of the post. The Eilian/Greengage Shawl…… Continue reading A Green Shawl, Wrist Warmers, and 2017’s First WIP
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.
It’s been quite a good crocheting week and I’m well into the last mermaid tail I need to finish before Christmas. Then it’s just The Gift I (Kind Of) Forgot About and I’m all set for the festivities. The colourway for the new mermaid tail is completely different than for the others – I’m still…… Continue reading WIPs Update – More Mermaid Goodness!