A while back I spent the afternoon working with something I have never worked with before. You can crochet with almost anything; string, twine, sewing thread, plastic bags, wire, paper, strips of old towels, bed sheets and t-shirts. As I have never worked with t-shirt yarn before, it seemed like a fun learning experience. I… Continue reading Birthday Surprises, Tunisian crochet, and T-Shirt yarn.
Recently, the American yarn brand, Caron Cakes launched in the UK. Great! A new yarn to try out and make new things with. I was already planning what I was going to make with a small stash I was obviously going to budget to buy myself when a commission came my way. The task: make… Continue reading Commission, Surprises, and yet more projects.
When I get going with a project, any project, time tends to fly by. There is a time, however, that comes along when the repeat stitches can wear a little thin and I need to do something else for a little bit and take a break. It doesnt matter if the stitches are exactly the… Continue reading Ongoing projects. New projects and Top Secret projects.
Ever since I started to learn to crochet in my early teens, I’ve noticed a trend and I’m sure it is the same for a lot of other crafters out there. No matter how much I try, a large proportion of the time I would prefer to spend making something cosy just for me, goes… Continue reading Finally a project just for me!