Today I brought my very colourful current crochet project to Deirdre Minogue’s Shop in Tinahely. The project is a wrap in pinks and purples and orange and red and it’s quite in your face in the colourful fun sense of in your face! I tried to capture the colours with my camera, but did not [...]
I have had a few nice days off and for some reason, the crochet hooks have been fairly idle too! However, I am preparing workshops for the new year and not least my regular classes which commence on Thursday January 10th again and last night an idea for some fun Granny Squares struck – Granny [...]
Peace reigns in the sofa and piles of presents are rolling off the hook…
Nisse, Pixie and Elf Hats © Irene Lundgaard 2011
I’m nearly there! Hope you are too!
In Denmark we have pixies rather than elves helping for Christmas. However, pixies are not always all that helpful, they also do cheeky things like turning milk blue in cartons in the fridge or messing up all the shoes in the hall.
A pixie is something along the lines of a Leprechaun, they are about all [...]
Manifesting ideas and following up on inspiration can sometimes just be a simple little task. Other times it’s a big involved process with many twists and turns and not always a good outcome.
Granny By The Irish Sea © Irene Lundgaard 2011
I have wanted to do a lap blanket in the tried and trusted style of [...]
I always had a weak spot for mohair, particularly the bouclé variety and I still do. First of all, I adore the fluffy cloud of puff that it gives when worked. I adore it because the sky is almost the limit when it comes to hook size and the colours are usually great as well, [...]
The crochet classes are going really well. Yesterday we commenced in Rathwood which was very nice. Bright and airy and friendly and not least, very good coffee!
The women at the classes are using the C-word and expressed a need for making presents for said C… With that in mind I grabbed the 10 mm hook [...]