Hot on the heels of the fantastic success of our Poppies in both Australia and Europe (and it’s still ongoing here I must admit). I have a little (a very little) spare time on my hands to declutter. And …. horror upon horror, I have decided to cull my yarn stash. This was not a […]Read More OK … I am back!!!
It is impossible not to be inspired (and a little overwhelmed) by the plethora of extreme crafty talent around the world. I could waste hours trawling pinterest, following facebook leads and jumping from site to site looking at really stunning works of art (and I sometimes do). For those of us who get excited and […]Read More Inspired of Glen Iris Here …
Christmas came and went … New Years came and went … and now it’s back to work … I really should NOT have blinked. I am thinking that most of you feel the same. 2014 looks set to bring many wonderful challenges this year and I am feeling very excited about what’s in store. Poppies […]Read More Happy New Year
If you are a freeform knitter/crocheter … then you would surely know of Prudence Mapstone. She is the Doyenne of freeform and I have posted about her before. Her colour work (not to mention her knowledge of stitchery) is simply mind bogglingly beautiful, creative, so so so clever and really at the very top of […]Read More Freeform Knitting : Prudence Mapstone
This week feels like the start of the year. Even though a month has gone past since new years and I have been back at work for three weeks … it still felt like the world was in slow mode (including me) and nothing much was happening … a combination of warm weather and slow […]Read More International Freeform Challenge
I’ve been very busy craft wise since my lovely stitching hiatus in Mauritius. First the daffodils completed and bombed … that project was so much fun. And now about to knit the corners for my Glastonbury camouflage squares blanket before sewing it up. And then I have at least one other blanket to make from […]Read More What’s on my needles ….
I am published. Or I should say “we” are published. My sister in law Margaret and I submitted a freeform crochet/knit piece to the International Freeform Crochet Guild as part of 2011 Freeform Challenge : Mythologies, Stories and Fairytales. The challenge was to create one freeform piece interpreting the theme. We were not restricted except […]Read More Snugglepot and Cuddlepie