57/100: 100 Days of Making

Simple Open Weave Crochet Throw!

This is a lovely quick project….using 8 ply yarn, I am crocheting a small throw for No 1 granddaughter. It will be like a small child sized picnic rug that she can use in cubby houses, etc. I’m not using a pattern. It is simply a row of chain that […]

12/100: 100 Days of Making

The portability of crochet makes it so easy to craft “on the run!” I am sitting in a doctor’s waiting room while my dad has a check- up after his keyhole back surgery several weeks ago. My “go-to” waiting activity is usually crochet as it is so compact and easy to just pop into […]

100 Days of Handmade//Day 82//

//Handmade-82Road Trip Happiness!//

Here are the resources for my next project…….skeins of lovely crochet cotton! I have had these for a few weeks in readiness for a small road trip. I am blessed with a husband who doesn’t like to share the driving […]

By |2017-01-01T20:08:15+10:005 March 2013|Tags: , , |

100 Days of Handmade//Day 58//

Handmade-58Are Grannies square?

Ex-cyclone Oswald rendered a long week-end of sunny beach fun at Rainbow Beach a bleak impossibility! Good thing I took my crocheting!

These cotton Granny squares are the beginnings of a baby blanket. I have a way to go. Each of […]

By |2017-01-01T20:08:19+10:0031 January 2013|Tags: , |

100 Days of Handmade//Day 22//

Baby buntingTed c.1960

Bunting c.2012

This crocheted cotton bunting would look fabulous in a nursery. I call it the baby bunting.  The lovely star motifs have a slightly middle eastern flavour and are really just a variation on a crocheted flower.

I really […]

By |2017-01-01T20:08:21+10:0011 December 2012|Tags: , , , |

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