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Never mind the macaroons…mini grannies are like Marmite!
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Never mind the macaroons…mini grannies are like Marmite!

An unusual title, I know…but if you are acquainted with Marmite you will know exactly where I’m coming from! For those of you that haven’t the faintest idea what Marmite is, I will explain.. Marmite is a thick, sticky paste made from concentrated yeast extract, a byproduct from brewing beer. German scientist Justus Liebig invented accidentally the...

More about the macaroons blanket…
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More about the macaroons blanket…

I meant to write more about this month’s blanket at the weekend but I got sidetracked by non-crochet related things… So back to Paris, macaroons and obviously crochet! I thought selecting the colors for my new blanket was going to be an easy task this time, as I have so many lovely pictures of macaroons...

My yarn room makeover
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My yarn room makeover

Hi, Everyone! If you follow me on Facebook, you might know I spent the past two days trying to re-organize my studio.  It wasn’t meant to be a big job; just assembling two small bookcases and shifting some of the books to create more space for my yarn.. because I am, as probably many of you...

The blogstars weekend…
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The blogstars weekend…

Overdue post… As usual, I am always the last one writing, all the other bloggers have uploaded their take on the weekend, and Kathryn  (http://www.crafternoontreats.com)  has also uploaded a podcast which is very good and informative and I would highly recommend it. http://www.youtube.com/crafternoontreatscrochet Here are the links to the other Blogstars if you want to listen...

THE JANUARY BLANKET IS DONE!!
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THE JANUARY BLANKET IS DONE!!

First THANK YOU SOO MUCH for the lovely comments and likes , I m really glad that the first blanket of 2017 has been received so well, I am so glad you loved the colours even if the pictures  I posted on Instagram where not the best. The best way to appreciate the colours is ...

ABSTRACT EXPRESSIONISM AND CROCHET. WHY NOT?
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ABSTRACT EXPRESSIONISM AND CROCHET. WHY NOT?

Abstract expressionism and crochet…. I bet a lot  of people will find my statement total blasphemy. I don’t mind, if that is the case, and I apologise in the very unlikely eventuality that an art critic has stumbled upon my blog. The purpose of the entry is to tell the story how this blanket came about, and   how I have...

ONE BLANKET FOR EACH MONTH….
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ONE BLANKET FOR EACH MONTH….

I have been thinking in the past few weeks what I should make this year, and I have come up with a rather ambitious plan: one blanket for each month of the year. I know it might be far too much, and I won’t be able to keep it up, but I still thought I...

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