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 · FO · handmade · Stashbusting

Friday Roundup #32-20

Another week has slipped by and we head towards the end of our holiday to France and back to work from Monday. Today is another scorching Friday. Or at least it is for us when you aren’t used to it. 37C. Last Friday was low 30Cs but benefitted from a sea breeze. Unfortunately there is… Continue reading Friday Roundup #32-20

Crochet · Stashbusting

Crochet Shawl Update

Since last posting I am on to the edging. I’ve been looking at the yarn I have left and thinking whether I could get more from it, but I can’t. Certainly not another repeat anyway. This is before the completion of the last two repeats. I’m now onto the last row, although thinking whether to… Continue reading Crochet Shawl Update

Crochet · General Topics · Holidays

Friday Roundup #31-20

Here we are, one week into our holidays, but I still have until Monday when I go back to work. Tomorrow we head to Dinan for the next week. Located a little further inland, it is close to the Sea with a drive. Sunset Rounding off our visit to Deauville, I have some pictures from… Continue reading Friday Roundup #31-20

Crochet · Holidays

Seaside and Shawl

Today, we have had a good walk around the town of Deauville. It is full of timbered buildings in and Anglo-Norman style (think mock Tudor) both old and new. A lot are really well kept, so we are left guessing how old some are. Deauville has a rich history of being a seaside resort for… Continue reading Seaside and Shawl