Snowdonia and Granny Squares

Well, I’ve been busy crocheting granny squares as usual.  I did manage to escape to Snowdonia for a couple of days last week (I took my crochet hook and wool) and had a wonderful time and beautiful weather!  Here are a few snaps… Great Ormes Head   We drove around Great Ormes Head on the […]

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New Baby Blanket

A new baby blanket made from different sized granny squares – finished!!! I’ve been busy making lots of granny squares this week.  I’m working on a king size granny blanket for commission but managed to squeeze in this cute little baby blanket.   The colours are bright and cheerful and the finished blanket is the […]

Stuff I’d Forgotten All About!

Today, finding myself daunted by a mound of tangled wool and mixed up projects, I decided to have a tidy up and sort out.  Well, well, I found some things I’d completely forgotten about.  I found a knitted cardigan I had almost finished (I had to frog it unfortunately, it was far too big), a […]

Pink, Pink, Pink!!!

I tend to steer clear of pink usually but I seem to have gone pink crazy in the last week.  I think it could be that I’m longing for spring flowers.  The crocuses have appeared but I’m desperate for Daffs and Tulips.  I’ve been working on three projects that all have pink in them and […]

Granny Blanket Finished!

Well, here is the other blanket I have been working on for the last week.  I’ve had a nightmare taking photographs this morning, the sun is very strong and my camera can’t cope with the contrast.  Anyway, here are some snaps… I’ve used the Granny Square pattern that I blogged a couple of months ago. […]

Field of Flowers Crochet Throw

I’ve been busy, busy this week working on three different blankets.  I haven’t had time to write out any of my designs or sort out the big mess that is my wool stash! I’ve completed a single blanket for Cumbrian Country Crafts.  The colours are gorgeous – I wish I had time to make one […]

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Babette Baby Blanket

I’ve just finished a baby blanket that I’ve been working on for months.  It’s been my “something to do while I think of something to do” project so has taken me a long time to complete.  It’s made with different sized squares in bright colours The pattern is inspired by the Babette Blanket by Kathy […]

Finished the King Size! Phew!!!

I finally finished the king size granny blanket I’ve been working on for the last couple of weeks.  I took a few hasty snaps just before rushing off to the post office…. King Size Granny Blanket   Close Up of Granny Squares     I’m very pleased with how its turned out and wanted to […]

Granny Squares, Freezing Fog and Pink Snow

The sunrise was glorious this morning with a beautiful pink sky.  The snow on the hills took on a beautiful deep pink hue.  I took a quick snap of the farm on the hill from my window.  The phrase “Red sky at morning, shepherds warning” turns out to be true again.  The day ended in […]

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