Tag Archives: crochet

Easter egg decorations

I got a bit carried away with my Easter egg decorations this year … At least they are calorie-free! Have you made any spring decorations this year? I’d love to hear about them! Happy Easter! 🙂

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The one that got away

There was once a ball of sock yarn that wanted to become a shawl. It knew that most of the skeins in the stash were destined to be knitted and it felt special when it realised that its future was … Continue reading

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The very best tea break

  An early morning holiday walk, a flask of tea, some crochet and an empty beach. The very best kind of tea break, don’t you think? 🙂

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Circular inspiration

I came across this neat pile of stacked logs (in a local cafe of all places) and the sight of the concentric circles sent my thoughts scampering away to crochet possibilities … Crocheted coasters were the obvious thought or how … Continue reading

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Crossroads?

I love this design … Pretty amazing for a public car park, don’t you think? Fabulous in so many ways. And with its neat rows of  textured crosses, it provided me with my unexpected knitting thought of the day 🙂 … Continue reading

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Colourful crochet

This was a relatively quick project – about 6 or 7 hours from start to finish, completed in half hours bursts. Each row was VERY long – 2.16 metres of crochet, and the fringes make the final scarf 2.58 metres … Continue reading

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Yarn spotting at the museum

A lovely family day out at The Black Country Living Museum included three unexpected wool-related sightings! Skeins of wool in the window of the 1920s General Stores …   A hand-knitted tank-top in the window of the men’s outfitters, H Morrall, set in 1935 … … Continue reading

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Friday Finished Object (F.O.)

Yay! The satisfaction of seeing a completed project! In my HR (Human Resources) world, I’m sometimes pigeon-holed as a completer-finisher, and there is definitely some doggedness in me that helps me see a project through to the end. I have … Continue reading

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Chicken or egg?

What’s the starting point for you? The pattern or the wool? Although I often wish it were otherwise, for me it seems to be the pattern that starts the (wool) ball rolling. I often have a picture in my mind … Continue reading

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