I have a finished object to share with you today and just as well as the weather is distinctly autumnal now (bye bye summer 😥 ). I want to test and improve my skills as a knitter and one of the new skills I wanted to learn was lacework. I figured it would be easier… Continue reading Norwegian Fir cardigan
Well Halloween has been and gone and the temperature has dropped a lot, it actually feels like Christmas is coming soon. I’ve been doing a bit of work on the blog and added in a new header image and updated my Gravatar. I finally finished my triangles and stripes crochet baby blanket and it has… Continue reading Triangles and stripes crochet baby blanket
I thought that I would share with you a project that I had finished last month. As I said previously there are quite a few babies that have been born or are due to be born in my family and circle of friends. Being a crocheter this is the perfect excuse for me to buy… Continue reading BB ripple blanket
This month I managed to finish an epic cross stitch, a family tree sampler from the Historical Sampler Company Ltd via Sew and So. I had started this cross stitch last year so that I would have it finished for my parents 40th wedding anniversary. However my hand eczema flared up and I had to… Continue reading I finished it: Family tree cross stitch
I’ve been busy crocheting baby blankets, trying to make each one unique. Using different yarns, stitches, patterns and colours. You can see what I’m doing on Instagram as I share my progress there. I have to say that it’s my favourite social media platform and I have been using it lots lately. It’s a great… Continue reading Crochet baby blankets
Tuesday evening saw a first for our family, our 1st family pantomine/Christmas show and visit to Belfast’s Metropolitan Arts Centre (The MAC ). We had been invited to attend the press night launch so I wasn’t sure what to expect. On our arrival we were greeted by the friendly box-office staff who directed us towards… Continue reading Rumpelstiltskin at The MAC
It’s been a little while since I’ve done a blog post so I thought I’d update you on what’s been going on. This summer was strange, it rained a lot and was generally quite miserable. So now it’s September and we’re embracing autumn (my favourite season). We played board games, spent time together as a… Continue reading What I’ve been up to.