April in Crochet

I fear that if I dwell on the weather too much, this could be a pretty dreary post! Suffice to say we have truly experienced April downpours showers!!! Needless to say, it’s been a pretty miserable month weather-wise, lots of grey, especially for the last couple of weeks. However (being positive!), there have been some lovely moments where the sun has popped out to say hello and it has seemed Spring…

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Ready, set, jelly roll race!!!!!!

Hey everyone! How you all doing today? If you have Littlies, you could be forgiven for thinking that I’ve gone a little bit mad and been watching a bit too much Ben & Holly. But no (it’s Transformers all the way in our house at the moment!), it’s all about making a patchwork quilt top in double quick time!!!! A few weeks ago, I came across the jelly roll quilts…

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A bit of knitting – the Mara Shawl

Did you all have a good Easter weekend? We had fun catching up with relatives (more on that tomorrow). I just wanted to pop in and say ‘Hi!’ And also to do a little show and tell on a shawl I finished a little while ago and finally got around to blocking this week. I got the wool a while back and got a bit scared when it got to…

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March in crochet

March has been a good month on the whole……I’ve been feeling myself getting more and more optimistic with each passing day. And I’m sure that this is due in no small part to the glorious weather that we’ve had for much of the month, particularly the last week or so. March started off with a nice blue line (down at the bottom there) but sadly ended with clouds. And can…

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Tutorial – How to make a fitted oilcloth table cover

It’s the small things that can make so much difference to your day I find – either making it the best day ever or be the thing that leaves you counting to ten and taking deep breaths. One of the things that has had me pulling my hair out recently is Littlest Boy’s habit of pulling the tablecloth any which way he can when he climbs up at the table,…

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