Colour!

At last I have finished designing my current blanket, and I can begin to play with colour. As I said in my last post, it’s not been an easy journey so far – my mind and energy still being so very taken up with Mum’s death and all the attendant emotion and paperwork – but … More Colour!

A new design

Well, I have begun my next blanket design. Despite the January gloom and the relentless, exhausting fog of ‘missing my mum’, an idea has popped into my head and refuses to bugger off. Strictly speaking, this is a design that I sketched out last summer, not a new idea. But back then I was both … More A new design

One last gift

Thank you for all your lovely, kind, compassionate comments on my last post. I haven’t been able to bring myself to answer them individually, but please know that it meant a great deal to me. I wanted to share with you a piece of crochet that I worked on over the last couple of weeks. … More One last gift

An awful lot has happened in my life since I last sat down to write a blog post. To be precise, my wonderful, amazing, strong, determined mother passed away on Friday 11th December, aged 64 years. It was not unexpected. She’d been in the local hospice for some weeks, where it was increasingly obvious that … More

The Three Witches

Sometimes you’ve just got to amigurumi. Or at least I do. I started crocheting, many moons ago, with amigurumi – dolls, animals, play food – and I still enjoy a good amigurumi pattern, particularly when I’m in the mood to make something quick. Say for Christmas, or a child’s birthday that I’d forgotten about 😀 … More The Three Witches