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 offContinue 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! Yesterday, part 2 of the CAL came out (a triangle), and I’ve done a couple to see what they’re like. I will go back to squares now andContinue reading “On the Hook 18/1/20”

Ombre Jumper

Despite all the things I could (should) be finishing I have just started a new jumper. I came to it in a roundabout way as I first saw it on Kick Arse Crochet (love the blog title!) and seeing it there made me go get a copy of Simply Crochet where this pattern could beContinue reading “Ombre Jumper”

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 kindContinue reading “Temperature Update”

Kitty jumper for Abi

I haven’t updated this blog for a while so there are some things to catch up on. I saw this pattern in Crochet Now (issue 40) and we decided I’d make it for Abi. Hobbycraft were super-fast and the yarn I chose to use arrived the very next day! It was Knitcraft Hey Baby, chosenContinue reading “Kitty jumper for Abi”

Octopussy

I joined Octopus for a Preemie UK recently. They’re a charity providing little octopuses (and jellyfish) to hospitals for premature babies to have a bit of comfort. When in the womb the babies play with the umbilical cord, and the tentacles of the octopuses are similar and help them to be calm. I thought atContinue reading “Octopussy”

Mothers Day

I decided to make my mum a card this year. It takes me back to when I was little, making a card at school all covered with glue and glitter probably! Hopefully this one is a little more grown up, although the writing is a bit dodgy. It would have been better to print theContinue reading “Mothers Day”

Blue Circles

The Blue Circles cardi was finished on Thursday and I wore it to work on Friday. I did feel slightly overdressed as it’s so special, but I felt proud of myself for finishing it. Here are some photos taken immediately after finishing it. It was blocked again afterwards so the bottom corners are now moreContinue reading “Blue Circles”

Christmas Crochet

As September arrives, many crafters start thinking about Christmas (if they haven’t already). It’s when you realise there are only 3 months left until Christmas and if  you’re going to craft some gifts you’d better get on with it! So I can’t really tell you much about my current projects, although I’ll give a sneakContinue reading “Christmas Crochet”

Orchid Cardi Progress

I have made it past the armholes!  Still a long way to go though. It’s so pretty! It’s not going to stay in this pattern all the way. It has a kind of waist band which is simple dc rows and sc rows (tr & dc in UK terms), and then it flairs out withContinue reading “Orchid Cardi Progress”