On the Hook 26/9/20

For reasons I won’t go into here, I missed my post last week. I managed 37 straight weeks of posting every Saturday, which is still pretty impressive! So here I am today with an update on non-secret things… Last time I was experimenting with a spiral jumper, and I was thinking perhaps the spirals weren’tContinue reading “On the Hook 26/9/20”

On the Hook, 12/9/20

This week, I got a jumper idea in my head, like an itch I had to scratch. I’m not sure if this is an original idea or if someone else has already done it, but I’m going with it. I saw a tunisian crochet entrelac jumper on Instagram. The image stuck in my head andContinue reading “On the Hook, 12/9/20”

On the Hook, 29/8/20

This week I have been on leave from work so have had more crochet time and I decided to focus on my daughter’s cardigan and my dragonfly jumper. The cardigan has grown a LOT since I last showed it to you, and it now actually has a whole body and one sleeve! Once I’ve doneContinue reading “On the Hook, 29/8/20”

On the Hook, 8/8/20

This week I have made some progress on secret projects, although there were a few evenings when I didn’t crochet and just cuddled my sick cat. I also did some crochet that I can actually show you! First I’ve done a few more rows on my dragonfly jumper. I think I’m at the end ofContinue reading “On the Hook, 8/8/20”

On the Hook, 7/3/20

As predicted, I couldn’t resist a bit of joining for the Kaleidoscope blanket, but I haven’t actually made a single triangle this week! Here are my joined pieces – only 2 as I don’t have enough triangles to do any more: What I’ve done instead of triangles is finish off my Luna sweater (pattern byContinue reading “On the Hook, 7/3/20”

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 startedContinue reading “On the Hook 4/1/20”

Ombre Jumper finished

Finished this today. I’m mostly happy with it although it’s not as nice as the one that inspired it. It’s a little shorter than I’d usually like and being as it’s bottom up I would have needed to add rows at the beginning but I didn’t so I shall just have to get used toContinue reading “Ombre Jumper finished”

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”

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”