At the end of last summer, I was lucky enough to have a new workroom built in my back garden. I had lots of crafty supplies that were just gathering dust in boxes, so this was a great chance to get them out and play.
I’m going to use the blog mainly as a reminder for myself of the things I achieve from my new hideaway.
I wanted to make a gift for a colleague and his wife who had just had a new baby boy. I chose this pattern because it was composed of squares which I could take wherever I happened to be and work a few rows.
Really pleased with the finished result 🙂
Here it is … the second Janie Crow kit I made up. This was a complex pattern with lots of 3D work involved. Can’t wait for the next one to be released in the spring.
I wanted to take up crochet again. My grandmother taught me the craft when I was a child, but I hadn’t done any for a long while. I searched the Internet for inspiration and came across Janie Crow’s website. She is a designer who produces a CAL (Crochet Along) every year. Kits are available from her website, so you don’t even have to go out and find the specific yarns.
I purchased the kit in 2015, but due to a house move, never got round to making the blanket. The arrival of the Lily Pad seemed a great opportunity to finally make up the kit. It was hugely satisfying to create and I get a great sense of achievement from making the blanket. So much so that I went back and bought her next CAL kit. The picture doesn’t do the colours credit, but you get the general idea 🙂