On the Hook, 21/3/20

Despite the massive changes going on locally and around the world, some things are still the same. I’m clinging onto those things, holding them close, and trying not to dissolve into a puddle of anxiety. So let’s keep normal service going and do my regular update of what I’ve been crocheting this week. Like lastContinue reading “On the Hook, 21/3/20”

On the Hook, 14/3/20

Well, I can safely say that I will not be completing my Kaleidoscope Blanket by the end of the CAL! I’ve only done one triangle this week! Very slack. But I will get there eventually, so no worries. I have been crocheting though, of course… I bought myself a new (to me) dress from eBayContinue reading “On the Hook, 14/3/20”

On the Hook, 22/2/20

Now that the rainbow shawl/scarf is finished, I’ve gone back to working on the Kaleidoscope CAL. Part 4 came out last Friday and on Saturday after I posted last week’s update I had a go at this new part. There are 24 triangles to make in part 4, 12 in one colour scheme and 12Continue reading “On the Hook, 22/2/20”

On the Hook, 15/2/20

No progress on the Kaleidoscope Blanket CAL this week, but I have finished my lovely rainbow shawl/scarf. I’m really happy with how it looks. Someone at work said it looked joyful, and that is exactly the right description 🙂 Here it is on Monday, when I’d just gone over the half-way point: I finished itContinue reading “On the Hook, 15/2/20”

On the Hook, 8/2/20

Not much progress on the Kaleidoscope CAL this week. I’ve have a total of 7 1/2 part 3 triangles now, so I’ve only done 4 1/2 this week. Mainly due to being exhausted and kind of broken from last weekend’s exertions and a very busy week at work. Some evenings I didn’t crochet at all.Continue reading “On the Hook, 8/2/20”

On the Hook 11/1/20

This week I have been continuing to work on my squares for the Kaleidoscope Blanket CAL. So far I have 13. I’m working towards a total of 36. I don’t think I’ll have all 36 done by the time the next part of the CAL comes out (17th) but that really doesn’t matter. I’m thinkingContinue reading “On the Hook 11/1/20”

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”

Blue Circles Cardi

I started another cardi today! I know, I really should finish several other projects, but this pattern is so pretty. I saw it on instagram and fell in love. It’s called the ‘Golden Circles Cardigan’ by Juliette Bezold and it’s available from Annie’s Craft Store Website So far I’m enjoying it a lot – IContinue reading “Blue Circles Cardi”

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. ThereContinue reading “Temperature Blanket”