I crocheted myself a pair of bathers. I’m not sure whether I’ll wear them in public. The colour matches my skin a bit too closely and makes it look like … Continue reading Crochet swimsuit, redcurrant jam, and an old video of Elizabeth
I made myself a jumper. The diagonal lines are deliberate; it wasn’t me stuffing up 🙂 I got the pattern on Etsy and it’s quite an easy one to follow … Continue reading A new crochet jumper
I’ve gone sock crazy! I’ve just finished making a pair of socks (these are definitely not made in China!) and they’re so luxurious I had problems finding something to wear … Continue reading Comfy socks on a deserted island
Yesterday I discovered Christmas decorations growing over our back fence – holly. Holly is a native shrub in Britain and commonly used to decorate homes over Christmas. As a child … Continue reading Christmas holly
I just finished Rambo, the latest addition to our household. He’ll be proudly joining Wishart on one of our walls.
Ben bought me some sock yarn which he got in Germany on a work trip over a year ago. I only just got around to turning them into socks, but … Continue reading I made socks
I have just finished this rather wonderful crochet head of a stag. All he needs now is a name. I got the pattern from a fantastic book called Animal Heads … Continue reading The mighty huntress
Our recent glamping holiday on a luxury bus was on an alpaca farm (pics here and here). I bought a couple of balls of the lovely yarn from the Bankrugg Boys and made myself … Continue reading A crochet hat
I get cold feet. I’ve tried lots of things like wearing thick socks and sometimes two layers of socks. I have lots of good winter boots but still I get … Continue reading How to keep your feet warm in winter
York was once a thriving Viking city called Jorvik. Archaeologists in the 70s and 80s discovered the houses, workshops and backyards of these Vikings as they were 1000 years ago. … Continue reading Jorvik and the Vikings
The place we’ve rented in York is unfurnished so we’ve had to find things to sit on, lie on and eat from. Most of this stuff has come from second-hand … Continue reading Possible practical applications in pure mathematics?
I have just created my first ever crochet pattern. It’s just for one size, small, but can easily be adjusted to fit larger bodies. It’s quick and easy to crochet … Continue reading Textured Jumper Crochet Pattern