Are you a glass half empty or half full type of person? I am a bit on the half empty side at times, but today I choose to see the glass as half full! To cut or not to cut! On my hook right now, yep, this very minute, is a blanket design. I am … Continue reading A Bit of Luck for Sure!
My kids grew up with me reading them all the old Fairytale stories. They each had their favourites. Well the older two did. The youngest took great pleasure in making me read a book about combine harvesters, tractors and potato harvesting over and over and over........................ till the very thought of potatoes made me ill. … Continue reading Crochet It’s a Fairytale!
It has been a week of standing on the sidelines and watching many designer friends deal with situations very unique to designers. I decided that it was time for a blog post on the trials and tribulations facing crochet designers. Find yourself a time machine and step back in time fifty years. To crochet you … Continue reading Please and Thank You!
Like a lot of crazy crochet people during this difficult worldwide pandemic, I have been locked away with my quite substantial yarn stash, whiling away the time crocheting and whipping up designs. I have been drawing up quite a few new designs as my head just refuses to stop doing so. If I am out … Continue reading I Talk To Yarn!
Helpful crochet hints 1: How to find the yarn tail to pull from the centre of the ball: This really depends upon whether the Pixie living inside the yarn ball is in a good mood or a bad mood. They tend to like biscuits, honey and warm milk and so if you speak to them … Continue reading 6 (un)Helpful Crochet Hints That Could Save Your Project! Maybe!
I have a habit of misplacing things! In reality I don't actually think that I misplace them; I am pretty sure that I have Leprechauns and Pixies that live in my house. Maybe I could entice the little things with a pot of gold. If only I had one. Note to self: Ask my Irish … Continue reading Pixies and Leprechauns stole my Crochet Hook!
What is frustration to a Hooker? Some actually find being referred to as a hooker a major frustration! Not me that is just fine! Call me a hooker all you want! Others cannot stand that mess of yarn barf and will actually throw it away or pay someone to untangle it. Yarn Barf! My frustration … Continue reading Frustrations of a Hooker!