Crochet · FO · General Topics · walking

Lilac shawl and other things

The shawl is now complete and all blocked. It’s turned out a good size at 78 inches along the long side. The pattern is from Gosyo a Japanese website. They have quite a lot of knit and crochet patterns on there. Stacey got to wear a T-shirt because it showed up the pattern better. The… Continue reading Lilac shawl and other things

Crochet · General Topics · Holidays · Weaving

Easter Holidays Crafting

We took the opportunity to get away for a week and be in a different set of four walls than those we’ve seen for the past few months! Wales released lockdown and allowed self contained units to open, and Welsh residents able to travel beyond a stay local. We remain cautious, have masks, hand gel… Continue reading Easter Holidays Crafting

Crochet · General Topics · handmade · Weaving

Spring greens

Well, the scarf that I made is all complete and up for sale. I like the extra little bit of fulling I gave it. It’s helped make it a lovely, soft scarf and makes it feel a little like those thin lambs wool scarves you can buy in the shops that are fulled fully. I… Continue reading Spring greens

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!

Crochet · General Topics · Weaving · Yarn Stash

Pantone Colours of the Year 2021

Last year, Pantone had selected Classic Blue for their Colour of the Year. This year, they have gone for two. I’m not normally into yellow in my stash, but these two colours do look perfect together. Pantone claim; ... two independent colours that highlight how different elements come together to support one another, best express… Continue reading Pantone Colours of the Year 2021