Crochet: Hat, Scarf and Wrist Warmers

Crochet: Hat, Scarf and Wrist Warmers

During last week I finally finished these wrist warmers. they took me three or four attempts to get started but once I got the hang of them they were quite quick to make. The pattern was in a lovely muted green colour but I had wool in these colours to usse up and a hat and scarf made in them too. I Continue reading

Crochet: Granny Square Lamp Shade

Crochet: Granny Square Lamp Shade

I have been leafing through a few crafty magazines recently and have noticed lots of knitted and crocheted lamp shades. They are lovely and I thought they might be a fire hazard but decided if I used 100 % cotton then it would be no worse than fabric normally used to cover a lamp. I had an old lamp Continue reading

Great Gifts for a Creative person

Great Gifts for a Creative person

I know Christmas was a while ago, but I would like to share some of the brilliant gifts I recieved. I'm still really looking forward to having a play with them. Some were gifts and others I have bought with money I got for Christmas. They have now all found homes and I have been waiting to finish Continue reading

Owls

Owls

I have developed a bit of an obsession with owls recently and so I made an owl cushion with some pink linen I was given and some fabric scraps. Here is Arthur! You'll be pleased to know that shortly after I took this photo I returned to my sketch and realised he didn't have a beak so I have Continue reading

Crochet Addict

Crochet Addict

I leaned to crochet recently and thought I would find it difficult as a knitter. The opposite is true, I grasped the granny square within a few hours and created this cheerful scarf. I was then ready to move on swiftly. I found and adapted a pattern for these great little bags. I then decided to Continue reading