July in crochet

Ooohh, it’s been a while since I’ve posted one of these, hasn’t it? A couple of days late but finally I’m all caught up with sky blanket. It’s fair to say that we’ve had very changeable weather this month….. As you all know I’d fallen quite a way behind with my blanket – you could say I wasn’t racing so much as dragging my feet. To be honest I’ve started…

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June (not) in crochet

It’s not been a great month in terms of either the weather or my crocheting of the skies each day, and I feel really bad about it. Time got away from me – there was a quilt to quilt, a holiday and a school fair on Friday that I’m busily trying to make things for – and now I’m somehow about 20 days behind. And have a shed load of…

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The finished quilt!

I have finally finished my first ever quilt – a Disappearing Nine Patch – so exciting! This quilt started life back in May when I was talking to a friend who’s niece was turning 21: a landmark birthday that she wanted to give a memorable gift for. We started talking about cushions and then I mentioned quilts (I was still flush from having done my jelly roll quilt top which…

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May in Crochet

It’s felt like quite a Jekyll and Hyde month, has May.  As you can see, starting on the left where the grey yarn is hanging down, the month started off pretty murky and to be fair stayed pretty murky for most of the time Although there have been some moments of pure beauty where a gap opened up in the clouds like a window into another bright world   And…

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Finishing the Wiksten Tova!

There’s been lots going on here at the moment and as a result, I seem to have lots more of half-completed projects lying around awaiting just a little bit of attention so that they can be claimed as finished. The  Wiksten Tova was one of these. I cut it out a-g-e-s ago – back over Easter I think – got most of it sewn up the following weekend and only had…

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