I spotted this on my walk today. The blue really pops in the arid, sandy background. I am presuming it is a member of the Echinops family.
On my last day in Venice, a must for me was a quick visit to the only yarn store I could find listed; Lellabella. I had walked past it a couple of times this weekend, but only when it was closed. Anyway, got there this morning for a quick look at some yarns that I… Continue reading LYS: Lellabella in Venice, Italy
Buongiorno and Yaaaay! Holiday time. Sorry, if you are not on holiday, but I am now off for two whole weeks. Italy, here we come. I have everything packed. Even managed to sneak in three balls of yarn and a 3.5mm crochet hook. I don’t know that I will have much time for the first… Continue reading Friday Roundup #6
I thought it would be worthwhile to do a yarn review, following the recent crochet project. So, here goes. Yarn Name: Pittura - available in most online retailers. May not be in all LYS. Company: Louisa Harding Colourway: The one I used is named Starry Night - shades of blue ranging from dark midnight blue to bright… Continue reading Yarn Review
As I had planned, I finished the Lucy’s Lucky Shells shawl by JoCreates. All blocked and wrapped up in coloured tissue paper, ready to give to the lucky recipient. Of course, before I wrapped it up, I took some pictures for you to see this wonderful pattern finished. It’s nice to have a rectangular shawl,… Continue reading Friday Roundup #5