I don’t know about you but I get excited when I’m choosing colours for a new blanket. The first factor for colour choice is whether the blanket is going to be for a girl or a boy. Now personally I don’t see a problem with girls having blue colours and boys having pink and purples… Continue reading Finding colour inspiration
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
Hi all I hope you had a good weekend. Things have been quiet here, I took a little trip to our local IKEA and bought some lovely candle holders. Of course in order to display them I had to tidy up the mantelpiece and the hearth when I got home. Last night we lit the… Continue reading WIP: Triangles and stripes crochet 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.