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…

A puzzling piece of sewing.

When we were in York on our visit to the UK I went to the York Quilt Museum to see a Kaffe Fassett exhibition.  Unfortunately the day I went to see the exhibition the museum was closed to change over the exhibition to a new one.  I was really disappointed and decided that I would…

Miss Polly had a dolly who was sick, sick, sick.

You may remember I made a dolly for my granddaughter one Christmas.  The doll was made from felt whereas I usually make dolls in calico.  While I was down in Melbourne I noticed that dolly was in the mending basket as she had suffered a bit of wear and tear.  I told my granddaughter that…

Licorice allsorts with a difference

My latest piece of knitting, in between the knitting of the shawl I am making, is this quirky  piece I found in an old craft book I had. The pattern calls for 7mm needles and chunky wool.  No tension given so I assumed that 14 ply would be the type that was used.  I have…

Clothes make the man

I made the doll yesterday morning.Devoid of expression. A face added. Now all it needs is hair and clothes. From Chatty Nora.    

Chevron blanket free crochet pattern

I wrote previously about how I frogged a jumper I had knitted and was going to make it into a chevron blanket.  When I looked back to find the post I discovered it was quite some time ago, December 2012, so the blanket should be finished. It is almost finished, I just have to sew…