Crochet Mad! (but especially to go with a woven shawl)

It has been a bit depressing, looking at all the beautiful things on Etsy and looking at the pile of scarves I need to get finished, the 2 baby blankets and all my shawl flower pins that have been carefully wrapped in plastic awaiting finishing – but, I’m getting there! Hannah has been co-operating thisContinue reading “Crochet Mad! (but especially to go with a woven shawl)”

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Extreme Weaving – Not for arachnophobics

I had to put this post in, as to me it is a beautiful little story – not to mention expensive, (and some might say creepy). So, as we approach Hallowe’en, here we have a lovely story of silken spiders and weaving. A wee bit on the expensive side for anyone thinking of getting someContinue reading “Extreme Weaving – Not for arachnophobics”

Family project: Flowers, pom-poms and Glockenspiel-bangers

What to do when time is short, looms are not set up and you have lots of loom wastage from expensive wool? The answer is learn to crochet…(or have a mum who is a master crocheter!) This turned into a real family project;  My mum crocheting and trying to explain to me how to doContinue reading “Family project: Flowers, pom-poms and Glockenspiel-bangers”