Cross Stitch, Knitting

One Down, Still Many To Go!

As you can see, I’ve finished my little cross stitch. I actually finished it on Saturday evening, but needed to get organised to get a photo taken. I still need to find a frame for it. This project was small and straight forward, and I found it really relaxing. I am motivated to try to… Continue reading One Down, Still Many To Go!

Knitting

More Birthday Presents

We tend to have groups of birthdays in our family. In the January/February group my eldest granddaughter is the end of January, then in February I have a grandson on the 9th, a brother on the 10th, a son on the 11th, then another grandson on the 12th. Busy times! I have already mentioned the… Continue reading More Birthday Presents

Crochet, Knitting

From Christmas To Birthdays And Other Things

I was so excited that both my Octopals were accepted (see my comment on “On Their Way!”) and have now started another octopus. I’m going to stick with this pattern to start off with and return to the jellyfish a bit later. I found crocheting my Octopals a bit hard on my hands. To give… Continue reading From Christmas To Birthdays And Other Things

Lace Making

Christmas Snowflakes and Other Ideas

Last week I wrote about some “Christmas Crochet Ideas”. This week I want to pass on some more ideas from the same book, Patons book 304 “Traditional Christmas”, but these one fall more into the category of lace. They are still all crocheted, but are a lot finer and more delicate. There are several different… Continue reading Christmas Snowflakes and Other Ideas