It's a tough decision, but one that every girl (or boy) has to make. Gin, or wine, and then... what glass charm colour to use! In my case, I had to go one further and decide which 6 buttons to use. I think I like the purple best! These are made using a 4… Continue reading Gin or wine?
So, what do you make for someone who has, quite literally, everything? Something to store stuff in. Excellent idea. So, for mum's birthday, I made her 3 woolly baskets. In blue, her favourite colour, with a red trim... because I could. A slight variation on this free love Yarnspirations pattern they are shorter and smaller. They are… Continue reading Basket Case
well, ok bracelet. This one was easy. Using 4ply yarn and a 3mm crochet hook, chain 75, turn, skip 5 and then treble (US double) crochet all the way back. You should be left with 70 stitches and a loop. Attach a bead (or make a ball of wool on the end). Done. 🙂
Ok, so this one isn't exactly as the pattern specified. That's the trouble with UK and US crochet terms being different. A double in the US is a treble in the UK - and as I worked out later, this was a UK pattern, which I read as having US terms. Oops. Doesn't look so… Continue reading Sparkly heart
Maybe Christmas, the Grinch thought, doesn't come from a store. ~ Dr. Seuss And he's right, which basically means starting Christmas presents... now! Snowflakes, baubles, candy canes.. to name but a few!