I love Fibreshare. My friend introduced me to the concept last year and I have taken part in every round since. I love putting together a parcel for someone I have never met and thinking that it could bring a little bit of joy to their day. I like the challenge of buying for someone… Continue reading Do you Fibreshare?
This last week or so has seen some of the paintwork in my house being redone. As is to be expected this resulted in an amount of dust and various paint spots needing to be cleaned. Unfortunately this meant my husband commandeered a couple of my cotton wash cloths but they have more than served… Continue reading Useful crochet
I finally got round to working up some of the wool I have been making. I wanted a nice simple pattern that would allow the colours to speak for this piece (the information on the yarn I made is in an earlier post here) and I think I have accomplished that. It’s a single wrap… Continue reading On the Beach Neck Warmer
I wish I was coming back to say that the reason I have been gone so long is that I had magically worked out how to process my fleece. That’s not the case though. I have actually decided that my attempts at fleece are doomed to failure, for now at least. I think I need… Continue reading Oops
I haven’t made one of these for a little while but I really enjoy the simplicity of them. The Ice Yarns that I use for mine makes for a really effective pattern with little effort so I really hope others will enjoy this fun pattern too. The pattern has been written using US crochet terms.… Continue reading Star blanket pattern
On Sunday I took my first adventure to Hobbycraft, we went to the Sheffield store (my sister and I) more for a nosey than anything else. I think if you are the sort of crafter that has a dabble in everything this is probably a great place to go. It’s a bit like a… Continue reading First trip to Hobbycraft
The woolly kind. This time it was a theme box from the wonderful For The Love of Yarn. This particular box had been themed around Harry Potter, and I can’t resist something that’s woolly and Potter themed! The yarn is Merino/ Nylon sock (a favourite Base of mine to work with) in a Gryffindor theme.… Continue reading My favourite kind of post (pics inside)