Crochet · FO

Cozy Chenille Complete!

Just finished weaving in the ends in the cozy chenille lapghan I’ve been making for the mum-in-law.  Ends all cut and covered with FrayCheck.  I’ll probably pop down and see her later and pass it over.  It’s long enough to comfortably cover your legs at about 4 foot long and just about 2.5 foot wide.… Continue reading Cozy Chenille Complete!

Crochet · Knitting · LYS · Yarn Review

Yarn crazy

Ok.  So, you know I can have a bit of a yarn addiction.  Well, ok, maybe more than a bit. I received the latest update from Black Sheep Wools (a fantastic yarn store near Washington, Cheshire) which was showcasing this yarn from Debbie Bliss; Lara.  It’s a blend of 52% merino and 48% superfine alpaca.… Continue reading Yarn crazy

Crochet · General Topics · Knitting

Are you an Inn-y or Out-y?

Nope, I’m not talking about belly buttons, but where in a yarn ball do you start your crochet or knit.  Do you start from the outside or do you put up with possible yarn barf to start from the inside?  As in the below pic. I know it can often depend on whether you are… Continue reading Are you an Inn-y or Out-y?

Crochet · Plush Crochet Toys · Weaving

Friday Roundup #8

What with the past week having a Bank Holiday, it’s been a short working week.  Only away two days out of four is not bad considering it could have been three.  Although the Sunday was a wash out, and Monday was a travel home day, our weekend in Devon was really nice. The past week… Continue reading Friday Roundup #8

Weaving

Going to Warp

I’ve got the early summer holidays out of the way and now ready to warp up the loom and set to weaving again. I have a couple of projects in mind, but I am keen to try out the Manos del Uruguay yarn that I recently purchased, and turn it into a lovely soft scarf… Continue reading Going to Warp