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!
A Cotillion for Butterflies Scarf/Wrap. Made Red Heart Unforgettable Yarn. You are cordially invited to the Butterfly Cotillion. Dress in your finest and come join the Butterflies. Come dance the night away! This is a whimsical scarf/wrap with three different size Butterflies competing for the best costume (wings) and the best dance moves. Large Butterflies … Continue reading A Cotillion for Butterflies Scarf/Wrap
Just doesn't pay to turn your back on your crochet! I put my Scarf/Wrap down for just a minute and when I turned back Moths had attacked it. The little blighters were all over it. They had devoured huge chunks of it and were hanging from the edges! If you feel the need to own … Continue reading I Should Have Used Mothballs Scarf/Wrap
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!
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!
Quote: The White Witch : I can make anything you like. (Chronicles of Narnia, C.S. Lewis) And with that quote in mind, I did go right ahead and make anything I liked! I like things that are unique, quirky and maybe a little odd. I had this design rattling around in my head for weeks. I had … Continue reading Ice Queen Crochet Scarf/Cowl