Category Archives: Art, Hobbies & Crafts

Crochet Boobs

Not much of a post this time really – just a picture taken of some crochet boobs I made.  Its breastfeeding awareness week next week and these little beauties will be part of the presentation given by the breastfeeding awareness … Continue reading

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I won a competition!

Whooo hooooo – I won a competition.  Thank you so much Crafts Beautiful for giving me the chance to win this great prize.   This prize looks really great and will be used to decorate when we celebrate jubilee – perhaps … Continue reading

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Crocheted UK Flag

Well, I am still not sure why, but for some unknown reason, I said I would crochet a UK Flag which could be put up on the railings where I work.  This first picture shows the chaos of threads after … Continue reading

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CAL #1c – Crochet Runner, Complete

I finished the vintage 1935 crochet table runner as found on Ravelry:  http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/lacet-table-runner I have not yet blocked it, but you can see its going to be just great! ….  I love this runner – don’t you?    

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Yarn bombing

Here are some pictures that were taken at the centre where I work – some yarn bombing was allowed …. small steps first heh! Wool can be an inexpensive but interesting way of brightening up a venue, putting a smile … Continue reading

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CAL #1b – Runner Crochet Along

Would you believe it?  Already a blog update to my first crochet CAL project – the vintage 1935 table runner. Here is a picture of the project so far – this is my second attempt at this pattern.  The cotton … Continue reading

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CAL #1a – Runner Crochet Along

How excited am I? In a word:  Very A wee group of us are all crocheting the same pattern Lacet table runner Its my very first Crochet Along!  In the group yesterday, another member and myself tried to crochet a … Continue reading

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Small crochet flowers on a vine

How exciting is this … approved yarn bombing! I have made lots of small flowers (mostly 5 petals).  The small flowers are very quick to make up in the different bright colours.  I have just started to crochet a green … Continue reading

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February Amigurumi

I’ve been having fun making some cute amigurumi creatures too. For no reason whatsoever, I decided that I wanted to create a peach panda.  No rhyme or reason for a peach panda, other than I wanted to use a bright, … Continue reading

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Baby Blanket

It is really great to be able to make a baby blanket – here a hand crafted blanket that I made for a colleague who did not know what sex the baby was to be (so no blues or pinks … Continue reading

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