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 · 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