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 more…… Continue reading Blue Circles
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 with…… Continue reading Orchid Cardi Progress
I really should finish one thing before I start another! I started this before I finished the Jade jumper, but at least I then went back and finished the jumper off rather than leaving it languishing. This pattern is lovely, but it’s quite slow work. The WI Soft and Silky yarn is really making the…… Continue reading Orchid Cardi
Today I finished my Jade Jumper! Pattern: Jade by Dora Ohrenstein, from her book Top-Down Crochet Sweaters Yarn: Women’s Institute Premium Acrylic Yarn (Teal), from Hobbycraft Here are a couple of in progress photos:
I bought some lovely Women’s Institute Soft & Silky yarn in blue, to make a new cardigan. The pattern I’m going to use is Orchid Top by Lily Go
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.
This is me wearing the cardigan that I just finished this morning by adding the buttons. I only started it on Tuesday so I’m really chuffed with how quickly it came together. Love this pattern, and love working with chunky (or bulky) yarn and a big hook! If you are interested, here’s my Ravelry…… Continue reading Circles