Definitely only once.

This little creature, just incase you don’t recognise it, is Yoda.  He is a Star Wars character. My younger daughter was given a crochet kit as a gift at Christmas 2015 and she has not got around to making anything from it. While we were staying with her before Christmas I asked if she had…

It has taken five attempts before I got it right

My granddaughter would like me to make her a new blanket as the previous one has given up the ghost.  I thought I might be able to make her one from the wool I have in my stash so I started with this ball first. The wool is lovely and soft but I realised after…

A blast from the past

When we were recently in Sydney we were staying with my brother and his wife.  My sister-in-law brought an item out of her wardrobe to show me.  I was amazed that she had kept this item for so long.  It must be at least forty years old! A very simple crocheted poncho.  I have no…

Deconstruction and reconstruction

A while ago I made a cardigan for our youngest granddaughter.  I wrote about it here. It was a piece of crochet done while I watched cricket. Recently, when visiting my younger daughter she asked me if I would be able to make the cardigan bigger again.  I had already added a row more of…

Some more cricket creations

This little number is from this book – Cute Crochet by Patons.  The book was bought by my younger daughter as she wanted to make the little jacket.  She had bought the wool and when we were visiting her I asked if I could make the jacket for her.  She agreed and so I brought…

These boots are made for walking

I have just finished making a pair of bootees.  The pattern is from Bonita Patterns which you can find at this website. http://www.bonitapatterns.com. I have a niece called Bonita so it was a nice link for the bootees for our future grandchild. I saw the bootees on my younger daughter’s Pinterest board and thought I…