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”

To brighten up a dull day

The weather outside is awful today – really windy and pouring with rain, so I’m looking indoors for photo opportunities. I’ve been crocheting again, so I wanted to share this colourful flower circular creation. It’s not finished yet – it will be a square cushion cover at some point. Perhaps I’ll share again when I’mContinue reading “To brighten up a dull day”

Yarn Doodling

Another thing I enjoy (other than photography & poetry) is crochet. Lately I’ve actually finished a project so I thought I’d share. I’ve been learning about freeform crochet on Craftsy.com and I’ve really enjoyed it. It’s like doodling but using yarn and a hook instead of pencil and paper. You end up with a uniqueContinue reading “Yarn Doodling”