...And then there are days that don't quite work. Do you know the feeling? I think I'm still raw from intense hours with patients' harrowing stories at work this week. And the Toddler Twinnage were a leeeeetle bit relentless in their Mummy-Mummy-Mummy-Mummy-Mummy all day today. And I possibly ate too many of the choc chip cookies that I baked this morning. And my first attempt at crocheting my bag strap in the round went all Mobius on me and had to be ripped out. Yes, yes, I've got these Continue Reading
The Morning After The Cake Before
Well, friends and fair crafters of the blogosphere, may I confess to a certain feeling of fullness? The blogiversary cake was eventually cut and… well you can probably guess the rest. Let's just say that I won't be hauling myself out of this chair for another week or so. Those buttons on my waistband won't re-attach themselves, y'know, if I accidentally pop them. No I hadn't forgotten that this is a knitting/crochet blog, so here's a tiny bit of my semi-secret project, now finished and Continue Reading
Puts down crochet. Observes natural world. Smiles. Picks up crochet again.
...Of course the advantage of finishing the ridiculous monster afghan is that almost any other knit/crochet project now seems quick and easy. I'm currently dabbling in floral hippos. But more on that very soon. Meanwhile, despite the omission of any kind of meaningful winter (the flooding doesn't count), spring has most definitely sprung in rural Oxfordshire. I just thought you might like some more blossom. This is blackthorn:- And so is this:- Beautiful? Oh, and there were Continue Reading