Work in progress Wednesday…….The Art of Crochet Blanket

Well I did it! I finished all the squares in the Art of Crochet blanket and have sewn them together. I am still deciding on a border so I am hoping to get that sorted by the weekend. Thank you for joining me on this wonderful journey of this gorgeous blanket. I still have aContinue reading “Work in progress Wednesday…….The Art of Crochet Blanket”

Monday motivation – but first coffee!

Well here we are the beginning of the working week for most and for some the start of the new working year. Usually it’s when we make a whole bunch of promises to ourselves to be more productive, to eat better and to exercise more. All goes good the first week and then slowly, slowlyContinue reading “Monday motivation – but first coffee!”

Throw back Thursday….. Looking back at some of the Art of Crochet squares I have made!

I have finally finished all the Art of Crochet squares and am now frantically sewing them together. This blanket is a departure from my usual muted earthy tones. To be honest bright colours scare me! This blanket though changed all of that! I love all of these colours and how they all interact and mingleContinue reading “Throw back Thursday….. Looking back at some of the Art of Crochet squares I have made!”

2022 hear I am! It’s been a challenging few years for everyone – How to stay Positive

Well here we are the start of a new year and many a new resolution. Already the year has started with disparaging news as Covid runs rapid. This year is a significant year for me. I will be 50. I have spent the last 49 years in a somewhat negative and only slightly positive mindset.Continue reading “2022 hear I am! It’s been a challenging few years for everyone – How to stay Positive”

Starting my New Years Resolution Early! Healthy Eating! What’s Yours?

Ok well we are at the tail end of the year. The time of year we are going to make a bunch of promises to ourselves which we will most likely never keep! Mine again is too loose weight and be healthy! And this year I have extra motivation. My 50th birthday! So wish meContinue reading “Starting my New Years Resolution Early! Healthy Eating! What’s Yours?”

Meet Henry the Alpaca

I have been learning the Japanese art of Amigurumi. It’s crocheting objects with yarn. It’s a beautiful and interesting art with so many variations man’s ideas on things to make. Checkout my pin below on my latest project. A cute Alpaca. Amigurumi is not an easy art to learn it takes a lot of practiceContinue reading “Meet Henry the Alpaca”

Throw back Thursday….the art of crochet squares

The Art of Crochet – Work in progress update

Throw back Thursday……back to the beginning

I can’t believe in March next year it will be 10 years since I started crocheting. It seems like yesterday! My mum attempted to teach me when I was a teenager but for me it was way beyond my comprehension. Fast forward 20 years later and I was looking for something I can do fromContinue reading “Throw back Thursday……back to the beginning”

Work in Progress Wednesday…take a look at the latest squares I have crocheted for the Art of Crochet Throw!

The Art of Crochet series is one of my favourite subscription series. That’s how I learnt to crochet. Each week a new pattern would arrive for me to make. Along with the pattern I also received the corresponding colours needed to make the square. The series I am making at the moment is series 2.Continue reading “Work in Progress Wednesday…take a look at the latest squares I have crocheted for the Art of Crochet Throw!”

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