I have finished my Emma blanket, from Deramores……its a relief, taken a whole week of sewing and NO CROCHET!!!! I can no longer bare to look at it, so it’s now been folded away until I’ve gotten over the pain. I am considering giving it to a friend who has been going through a difficult time, but, I might just hang on a little longer, I’ve put so much into it I’m not quite ready to give it away just yet!
Anyway finished article
I finished it last night at 20:00, and started on my lillypond straight away, it was so nice to actually crochet! The Lilly pond is designed by Jane crowfoot, the original is full of mice greens and bright colours, but I’ve gone for the cherry blossom, the good news is it isn’t a mystery cal and the cal finished a long time ago, so I have the full pattern and can actually join as I go
Lilly pond takes quite a few different colours of yarn and you need to read the pattern carefully, and this week I am away with work, so I’ve bought an attic 24 pack to make some bunting for my best friends baby boys nursery, I ordered from wool warehouse and it came within 24 hours of ordering!
I also ordered some Mahoosive buttons for an alpaca wrap I started last winter, I’m crocheting it with two skeins at a time so it’s hot and heavy, so I’ve put it on hold for a bit into the weather has cooled down and I’ve done my CAL’s, but check these out!
I don’t know if anyone has seen any of their designs but I saw a lovely oversized jumper from Frank & olive on Instagram and was going to buy the pattern and yarn when I spotted this
How beautiful is this?! I sent the screen shot to my mum and she loves it, she said it was very ‘mint velvet’ so my finger slipped and I ordered the yarn 😬 oh dear!!! I changed the mont colour for a baby pink
The crochet brocade group at hobbycraft in Warrington is slowly building, we had 5 last week including @itchycrochet, it was great to put a face to a name, although I was pleased to hear her name is Amanda, not itchy!!! We’ve got one lady who is learning and has mastered slip knot, chaining and DC! I r Clin next week I am going to push he to start crocheting in a round and perhaps doing a DC hat for her grandson. We have another lady who has just moved to the area she’s a knitter and crocheter and she’s lovely! And we have a few more joining us next week,
So this week is mainly staying away in London and Southampton I’m about to pack my bunting to do whilst I’m away, then Saturday crochet brocade group again, then Saturday afternoon is the Manchester craft fair and Sunday is a trip out to emmerdale set! So busy and exciting week ahead!!
Happy hooking xx