Crochet · General Topics · Weaving

I’m still here!

My apologies for not posting much lately. It’s been busy with work, then in the evenings I’ve either been doing a bit of weaving, work on the house or just late finishing. Then at the weekends work on the house, trying to get well lit photos of my weaving (not easy in the rainy days… Continue reading I’m still here!

General Topics · Markets · Sewing

Sewing notion

The weekend came and went so quickly. After having carpet put down in a couple of rooms, tidying up after that (what a mess) then having to sort a door which was then too tall to fit anymore, there wasn’t much left in the weekend for craft. So, no weaving. But I did get the… Continue reading Sewing notion

Weaving

Is it a scarf, or a table runner?

I’ve taken the pictures of the “scarf” and it looks fine. Nice and cheery and would brighten up any outfit. But this could easily work as a narrow table runner too. It’s 8 inches wide and 54 inches long. So, it works as a short scarf, although I had not intended for it to be… Continue reading Is it a scarf, or a table runner?

Weaving

One scarf done

Off the loom, washed, dried and hemmed too. Although pictures of FO are coming tomorrow. I was commenting earlier to someone, how I am still amazed at how woven fabric changes after it’s washed and dried; the fulling part. When weaving, you aim for a certain setting in most cases, as in number picks per… Continue reading One scarf done

Baking · General Topics · Weaving

When life gives you…

Plenty of eggs and all close to end of their shelf life. So, what do you do? Make cake of course. Plus a plate of scrambled egg on toast. 😀 One, deliciously moreish Lemon Drizzle Cake. I didn’t quite have sufficient lemon juice, so I added some Citron which we brought back from France. As… Continue reading When life gives you…