It is my birthday today, so obviously yesterday I just had to finish off Maya so I could wear her today (and please do excuse the awful late-night photography!) And please forgive the awkward long arm selfie. She fits beautifully and I know it's going to be hard not to wear her everyday - as… Continue reading Happy Birthday to Me!
Just look at her! Isn't the stitch pattern beautiful? (Ignore the incredibly old and un-beautiful towel beneath!) I credit the steam blocking that I tried out using the lovely Jayda's YouTube tutorial. I've never done it before and I was nervous because I was scared the yarn might melt - though it's pure cotton so there… Continue reading Trying Out Steam Blocking
Hmmm quite a mixture of emotions is this post! Shall we go in order, then? Naming I've decided on the name for my lacy top which I introduced a few weeks back: The stitch pattern reminds me of the Aztecs - perhaps it's the colour or maybe the squares and geometrical look - but that's… Continue reading Naming, Ranting and Joking
I'm getting all ready for summer with this beautiful top designed by Simone Francis which is in Love Crochet magazine's April 2016 issue - still out now in the UK. I'm using Bergère de France Coton Fifty which I had originally intended for another pattern which I got for Christmas but I had difficulties with… Continue reading Introducing [insert_project_name_here]