It's been many months since I last wrote about any knitting or crochet projects. This is not through idleness, however. On the contrary, I have been beavering away on a most enjoyable commission project, thanks to my dear friend Julie. Last May, Julie was giving me a lift to London's Gatwick airport and we chatted … Continue reading Julie’s Blanket: a crochet adventure
As a common 'ice-breaker' at the start of management training courses, participants are asked to reveal something about themselves to the group that would not be immediately obvious. It is a while since I have had to undergo such rigours, but my most common answer was that I was a mega Star-Trek fan. This usually … Continue reading Snooker Loopy? Oh yes….
I very much appreciated all the generous comments and likes in response to my last post about my current knitting and crochet projects, so much so that I feel emboldened to share one further bundle of joy. The weather here in Edinburgh, as for many other places, has continued to be very cold and grey … Continue reading Spring happiness in spite of all the snow
I have been making some good progress with my current knitting and crochet projects since I last wrote about them (here and here), so I thought I would share a few pictures. I really enjoyed making this mandala. I should have put something in the photo to give it a sense of scale, but it … Continue reading Knitting and crochet projects in progress
I wrote last week about my recent knitting adventures. I thought I would follow up this week with a reflection on my current crochet endeavours. I am much less experienced with crochet than I am with knitting. This is not necessarily due to lack of time - I produced this blanket when just a young … Continue reading On the hook: oodles of delicious colour
It is a while since I last wrote about anything woolly, so I thought I would do a bit of a round up of my recent knitting adventures. I am generally quite a slow knitter, so it was a pleasure to buck this trend by rattling off some smaller pieces for my sister. She has … Continue reading On and off the needles…