Circles

  This is me wearing the cardigan that I just finished this morning by adding the buttons. I only started it on Tuesday so I’m really chuffed with how quickly it came together. Love this pattern, and love working with chunky (or bulky) yarn and a big hook! If you are interested, here’s my RavelryContinue reading “Circles”

Weekly Photo Challenge: Circle

There are many circles in nature and I was looking for them among photos I haven’t posted before. Here’s a tiny one – a circle forming the cap on the end of a moss sporophyte: This one’s rather bigger – a circle of fluffy seeds on a Dandelion seed head: Technically this next one isContinue reading “Weekly Photo Challenge: Circle”

Crafting Change

There’s something kind of wonderful about changing yarn in to items of beauty … you could call it ‘crafting change’ 🙂 You may start with this: And you can turn it into something like this: These bits will eventually be a blanket. Like these bits … eventually … At least I’ve got some of that one joinedContinue reading “Crafting Change”

Shy Creatures and Crochet

I went for a walk yesterday and as usual spent some time by the village pond. I chased a dragon for quite some time, hindered by a local kitten that insisted on wrapping itself around my legs at inopportune moments! I was a little disappointed to only get a couple of shots, but when IContinue reading “Shy Creatures and Crochet”

Off-Season Crochet Madness

When there’s nothing to photograph outside, or the weather is bad, I turn to crochet. In the winter when there are no insects and flowers to look at, it’s nice to make your own pretty things indoors 🙂 This is what I’ve been up to recently – a beautiful Lily blanket designed by Jane Crowfoot (usingContinue reading “Off-Season Crochet Madness”