Knitting

Missing Lockdown

It may sound strange, but I am actually missing lockdown. Obviously the reason for having it is not a good one, and it’s good to be able to go out when I want to, but I really enjoyed being at home. We have been at Level 2 for two and a half weeks now and… Continue reading Missing Lockdown

Cross Stitch, Knitting

Third Time Lucky?

I am really hoping that it is third time lucky for the little baby jumper. You will recall that my first attempt at a “pretty little girl’s jumper” was a bit of a failure. (See “A Waste Of Time”.) Well, I chose some 4 ply Naturally Loyal Baby Prints for my second attempt. The pink… Continue reading Third Time Lucky?

Crochet

Tank Top Is Finished

I’m very pleased to be able to tell you that my Kanata Kerchief Tank Top is finished! Actually, I finished it a couple of days ago. I took photos yesterday morning, planning to do this post then, but that obviously didn’t happen. Today is Thursday April 9th, the first day of week three of our… Continue reading Tank Top Is Finished

Crochet, Karen's Korner, Knitting

One Down

So it’s one down and three more to go for my Kanata Kerchief Tank top. I have made a start on the second square and it is progressing nicely. This is a straight forward pattern with enough variation to keep it interesting. It grows at an encouraging rate too, due to the slightly larger than… Continue reading One Down

Crochet, Karen's Korner

Something Different

I decided to start something different this week. Not much progress has been made on my socks because I have been too tired in the evenings to focus on finer yarn. I had a full week relieving at the daycare centre down the road. The first two days were in toddlers, and the last three… Continue reading Something Different

Knitting

Getting There – Slowly!

There seems to be a lot to get done and catch up on, but I think I am getting there – slowly. The big news is that I have finished the second coffee cozy, the one I actually started first. (See “Production Line” for a photo of the first one finished.) I have taken photos… Continue reading Getting There – Slowly!

Crochet

My First Dishcloth

I have finished my first dishcloth. It was supposed to just be a trial run, but it has turned out really well. I used one of the patterns I found on Ravelry, a crochet one called “Spread the Dishcloth Joy”. The pattern is simple and quick to complete. It has a slightly rough texture which… Continue reading My First Dishcloth

Cross Stitch

Holiday Ornaments Galore

Oh My Goodness! Holiday Ornaments Galore by Ursula Michael is absolutely gorgeous! I could quite happily sit down and stitch almost every single pattern right now. Holiday Ornaments Galore starts off with a brief introduction of the author, Ursula Michael. This is followed by a couple of pages of General Instructions and Technique Tips. These… Continue reading Holiday Ornaments Galore