So, as you will know from the last post, the loom was warped up again, this time with Paintbox Simply Chunky, a 100% acrylic yarn in colours associated with Hydrangea flowers. The pack I purchased in 2018 is called Vintage Hydrangea. I had completed the first repeat but was getting rectangles rather than squares. I… Continue reading WIP Wednesday
The birds tweeting and singing. The cool breeze gently flowing through the open patio doors. Lovely! All you need to make it perfect is your neighbour thinking before 10 am is the perfect time to be using a circular saw and hammering, and another neighbour deciding he’d better get the a trimmer out and cut… Continue reading Peaceful Saturday!
This has been a nice week. One I could get used to; off Monday Bank Holiday, in work for two days, then off Thursday as normal, and back for one day before the weekend. Alas, back to 4 day weeks next week. Weaving Update If you popped by last Friday, you will know I was… Continue reading Friday Roundup #22-20
If you are in the UK, you will know that M&S (Marks and Spencer’s retail/food store) are experts in creating those adverts that make you want their food. Everything looks just so good. And if you are familiar with the cook, Nigella Lawson, and how she explains and shows making a delicious, gooey cake, in… Continue reading Yarn and Pattern Nirvana
Another week goes by, and the only time I got to do any crafting is last weekend. I made two swatch’s. One which I washed and one I just frogged. This is the one I washed. It is wide so I could gage the colour changes. I also made this with one strand on 6mm… Continue reading Friday Roundup #50-19