Crochet, Karen's Korner

Slow Start To 2019

The photo at the top shows what I had organised at the beginning of the year to get started with several projects. There are patterns, tips and several balls of cotton for Octopals, and some 2 ply wool for baby singlets. Unfortunately things didn’t quite go according to plan and I got off to a… Continue reading Slow Start To 2019

Cross Stitch, Karen's Korner, Knitting

Christmas Projects Finished

This post is a little later than I had planned, but that’s okay. The photo at the top is of a handmade, cross stitched card which a colleague of mine gave me. It is very special because, although I have given away many cross stitch pieces of various sizes over the years, this is only… Continue reading Christmas Projects Finished

Crochet

“Pink Fluffy Unicorns”

Actually, they are more like Rainbow Unicorns, but I keep having the song “Pink fluffy unicorns dancing on rainbows” popping into my head when I look at my pattern. I recently found a cute pattern for crocheted fingerless mitts which are decorated to look like unicorns. The pattern is written in sizes from toddlers to… Continue reading “Pink Fluffy Unicorns”

Crochet, Cross Stitch, Karen's Korner, Knitting

Welcome to 2017!

Christmas has come and gone for another year, I hope you had a good one. We had a busy family time, having all five of our grandchildren together for the first time. It was lovely to see them all interacting and getting to know each other. We had some special times and now have some… Continue reading Welcome to 2017!

Knitting

A Mermaid’s Tale (Tail!)

I have been informed that one of my granddaughters would like a knitted mermaid’s tail, so I am making her one for Christmas. I was lucky enough to come across a pattern in a free giveaway booklet from one store, and found some lovely bargain craft yarn in another store, so the tail has already… Continue reading A Mermaid’s Tale (Tail!)