I crochet, therefore I am

I taught myself to crochet just after Daniel was born, almost 6 years ago now. I have been crocheting ever since. As long as I have hook, yarn and hands to work them with, I will crochet until I die.

My yarn stash has grown over the years and is kept in much the same state of orderliness as my linen cupboard which is a complete shambles. This is what one of my yarn boxes looks like after years of rummaging through it:

IMG_1197I will spare you the horror of my linen cupboard.

This week I thought I would try to turn the above mess into something useful. This is what I’ve got so far:

IMG_1199I’m not sure what it will eventually become but the possibilities are endless: a mat, a rug, a throw, a blanket, picnic rug, an amazing technicolour dream-coat, a sail, a zombie skirt….