January 2013

Live Life – Love Life Crochet Pattern Release

This pattern has been under way for quite some time. It could be argued that I have been procrastinating over it, although that wouldn’t be me to do that at all… I actually really enjoy working this pattern and have another sample ready for photography once the light and the weather is more co-operative. You […]

Another Cuppa Tea

Yesterday saw me high-tailing it into town to make the afternoon post, I had my two tea cosies all wrapped in pink tissue paper and carefully placed in a brown cardboard box. They were duly sent off to Karen who is running the National Tea Cosy Competition here in Ireland this weekend. I look forward […]

Gadgets I Love

I like gadgets and good tools and at this stage I really do have a rather nice selection. My very favourite tool collection is my set of Clover Soft Touch crochet hooks. They are perhaps not the most aesthetically pleasing when it comes to the colour of them, but the engineering of the actual head […]

A Lively Handbag

I have not exactly been going to bed early the last week or so and that is for a very good reason, if I may say so myself. I allowed myself to indulge in a spot of my all time favourite crochet discipline, namely tapestry crochet. I have harboured the idea for a colourful handbag […]

The Colourful Guts of Kauni

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 […]

Downright Disastrous Yo-yo Vest

I believe in sharing both the good, the bad and the ugly. Today I will share the downright disastrous! Look at this. That is bad and ugly and horrible and very many other synonyms for something truly terrible in the crochet department, if you ask me. Sunshine Creations made this lovely yo-yo stitch available for […]