In 1998 I had my best Christmas present ever, my son. And then as I turned 29, I had my best Birthday present ever, and that was you, my beautiful daughter. I remember worrying about having enough love for the both of you, but when you were born, of course, all those worries evaporated. Love…… Continue reading Happy 18th Birthday
This week hasn’t seen a huge amount of crochet progress, but there has been some. I have actually started on some projects that I can’t share, so it’s going to look like I haven’t done much for a while to come now. First off, Baby Pandemonium… I have actually done more than you can see…… Continue reading On the Hook, 25/7/20
for twenty years (and nine months) I have loved youfor twenty years (and nine months) I have held you close to my heartour love is now measured in decades!decades of laughter, worry, joy, fear, LOVEand though you are a man nowyou are always my baby boya six foot baby boy with a beard,but still my…… Continue reading Twenty
I made this hat in one evening. Although I then forgot to actually give it to anyone, and their babies have probably outgrown it now! But it is very cute, and was nice to make. Pattern: Baby Hat, from Bavarian Crochet on-the-go by Jenny King. Yarn from my stash.
I’ve made a start on the Midwife Blanket designed by Rebecca Langford. It’s based on the crocheted blanket see on the TV series Call the Midwife. I used Sirdar No. 1 (Fog) that I had for review from Amazon Vine.
I finished this blanket today – it’s for my friend’s new baby 🙂 Pattern: Feather and Fan Baby Blanket, by Alexis Middleton Yarn: leftovers of Scheepjes Colour Crafter from the Scheepjes Last Dance on the Beach CAL
I had a lovely time making this sweet little cardi for my friend’s baby. It’s adorable! Pattern: Ballerina Cardies from The Baby Crochet Book by Sirdar. Yarn: Knitcraft Cotton Blend Plain DK in Lilac, from Hobbycraft.
Saw this pattern in a magazine so whipped up this cute little hoodie for a friend’s baby. Pattern: Baby hoodie by Susan Maria, in Simply Crochet Magazine Issue 67 Yarn: Women’s Institute Soft & Silky in Cream and Lime, from Hobbycraft.
Cardi for my friend’s baby made from a rather old Patons pattern. Pattern: Crochet Cardigan from Patons #173, Baby Days. Yarn: Women’s Institute Soft & Silky in cream from Hobbycraft.
I held you in my arms exhausted but triumphant a tiny baby grown in me each feature perfectly formed the overwhelming wonder the rush of protective love the fearful anticipation what now? Now looking up as you tower over me how did those years pass so fast? I can no longer rock you in my…… Continue reading Then and now