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    Sky Blanket: March Update

    Last Wednesday was the last day of March, and the last day before my kids broke up for the Easter holidays. They have only been back at school for three weeks and three days, but we were all so ready for a break. We aren’t used to the busy-ness that ‘normal’ life entails anymore. Anyhoo, fast forward a week and I have realised that I have yet to post my sky blanket March update. So, here it is. If you have been following the progress of my sky blanket, you will know that February involved a minor yarn crisis. Luckily…

  • children's clothes,  sewing

    Latest Make: Woodland Wanderer

    Over the last few weeks, spring has definitely sprung. The evenings are getting lighter, and some days it actually feels warm. Plus, British Summer Time has just started, so that means summer is just around the corner. Hopefully. Last week…

  • crochet

    Lockdown Blanket Is Complete

    What a year it has been. There have been yarn shortages, heat waves and wrong colours. Throw in a global pandemic, lockdowns and homeschooling and I think it’s fair to say that the last twelve months have been a bit…

  • crochet

    Busy Hands

    Remember when I made my making plans at the start of the year? One of my challenges was to make something (or at least do something crafty) every day. I have managed to do some crochet pretty much every day.…

  • sewing

    Latest Make: Driftwood Dolman

    Right back at the beginning of the year, I had so many plans for things I wanted to sew. I was fully motivated and looking forward to achieving some of my making goals. And then lockdown came. Homeschooling and sewing…

  • the beginnings of a crochet blanket laid on the back of a sofa
    crochet

    Sky Blanket: February Update

    It is hard to believe that a whole month has passed since my last post. I had so many plans for posts, but somehow have not managed to write them. I blame homeschooling, as I have lost my computer to…

  • crochet

    January In Blanket Form

    After approximately eleven years, January is finally over. What a month it has been: full national lockdown (again) and homeschooling on top of what is already January. Gah. I have always known that sewing and crochet are good for my…

  • children's clothes,  sewing

    Scrap Busting Sewing

    This post contains affiliate links. If you click on a link and make a purchase I may earn a few pennies, but without any additional cost to you. One of my favourite things to come out of lockdown has been…

  • crochet,  diy wardrobe,  sewing

    Making Plans for 2021

    Usually, at this time of year I like to set myself some goals and start thinking of things I would like to achieve or do before December. I don’t make resolutions, as I know I will just fail within a…

  • four large balls of yarn in rainbow colours
    crochet

    Another Lockdown Blanket Update

    It has been a while, but as we are now in lockdown again, I feel it is time for another lockdown blanket update. Much like 2020 itself, the making of this blanket has posed questions and dilemmas. The biggest problem…