On the Hook, 25/1/20

It feels like I haven’t done much this week, but actually I have managed to create 12 more squares for the Kaleidoscope CAL since last week’s post, so that’s not bad for someone working full-time and going to bed at 9pm! I’m now on 33! So close to finishing now. I hope I’ll finish off…… Continue reading On the Hook, 25/1/20

On the Hook 18/1/20

This week I have mainly been crocheting squares for the Kaleidoscope CAL. I have now reached the heady heights of 21 completed squares! Only 15 to go! 21 squares … some with ends still to sew in Yesterday, part 2 of the CAL came out (a triangle), and I’ve done a couple to see what…… Continue reading On the Hook 18/1/20

On the Hook 4/1/20

I thought I’d try and do a regular crochet update, and a Saturday morning seems like a good time. So what have I been up to recently? While I was visiting family for Christmas, I picked up some Caron Simply Soft from Hobbycraft at half price. I was very pleased with this bargain! I’ve started…… Continue reading On the Hook 4/1/20

Temperature Update

I’ve continued to add stripes to my temperature blanket, although as I have been crocheting various other things, I find myself crocheting it a week or two at once to catch up. I realise now that I started off with too few chains and it’s going to be ridiculously long and thin like some kind…… Continue reading Temperature Update

Temperature Blanket

I’ve been making a temperature blanket since the start of the year. I made up the pattern – it’s row of htr (hdc US), then a row of tr (dc US) into the back 2 loops of the htrs (hdcs US). It gives it a bit of texture as well as the changing colours. There…… Continue reading Temperature Blanket

Special Places

At this time of year, I’d have to say my favourite place is my corner of the sofa with some crochet. Snuggled up with blankets and cushions, hook in hand, watching a nature documentary on the TV while creating something lovely. On a warmer day in the summer, my favourite place at home would probably…… Continue reading Special Places