Wheatfields – progress update #1

Ooooh, I am loving working on this freeform picture. Seriously, seriously loving it. There’s something so challenging about it – stripping the brushstrokes down into shapes, building the swirls and colours into recognisable representations of Van Gogh’s work – and yet it’s infinitely rewarding, too. Though I sometimes want to tear my hair out (such … More Wheatfields – progress update #1

Out of the doldrums

I’ve been a bit at a loose end, crochet-wise, over the last few weeks. I’m not being hard on myself over it, because the whole world has turned upside-down, but nevertheless, the fact remains that I’ve been faffing around doing not very much, with hook and yarn. I made some little creme egg cosies for … More Out of the doldrums

Mini update number fifteen and a half – a little tutorial

Over a week ago, somebody over on Facebook asked how I’m joining my motifs together – single crochet, slip stitch, sewing? So I promised some pics and guidance, and it’s taken me this long to get round to it 😀 I join my flowers together in essentially three different ways (all US terms). Firstly, slip … More Mini update number fifteen and a half – a little tutorial