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

Crochet · General Topics · Leather · Weaving

Twisting! Twisting!

I finally got around to twisting the fringe for this scarf I made a little while back. Looking back through the images in WordPress, it seems I didn’t share a finished picture. No doubt because technically it wasn’t finished. I’m now wondering if I even blocked it. Probably not, as I would only do that… Continue reading Twisting! Twisting!

Crochet · General Topics · Weaving

Friday Roundup #34-20

Another week, another dollar. Tonight I noticed, really for the first time, the nights drawing in. Not that I mind it too much. I have to admit I like to see welcoming lights in a house and as we get closer to Christmas, all the twinkling lights on trees, glimpsed through the windows. However, we… Continue reading Friday Roundup #34-20

Crochet · handmade · Stashbusting · Weaving

Shawl Update

The Thetis shawl I crocheted while on holiday is now all blocked and finished. I’m quite pleased as it came out really well and the colours are lovely. The finished size is about 78 inches wide and 35 inches from centre to tip. Here are some finished pictures. The shawl is a cotton/polyacryl blend from… Continue reading Shawl Update

Crochet · Crochet Blankets · handmade · Holidays

Friday Roundup #33-20

It’s true that the first week back after holidays is always the hardest. And why does it seem like five days are so much longer than they are? This weekend feel like it has taken forever to arrive. At least it is here now and the humidity and stuffy air has gone too. We didn’t… Continue reading Friday Roundup #33-20