I have been giving myself something like a midterm this week. I’ve had a few days or part-days off and instead of going nuts with everything else… I’ve been taking it easy. I’ve been using the time to catch up on sleep, laundry and spinning. Heidi sent me some beautiful alpaca roving from her honeymoon […]

Think outside of the triangle

I had the last two evenings to myself so I curled up in the blanket (sadly, uncrocheted) on the sofa and knit to my heart’s content. I am on the last leg of my Green Gable hoodie. Any normal person might express disappointment that they are finishing up a warm, snuggly hoodie just as the […]

Carried Away

So, that book I was telling you about finally arrived. I immediately fell down that dark rabbit hole of hexagons, triangles and circles. This is the best crochet motif book I have found yet. It has colour photos throughout. It is divided into sections – circles, hexagons, squares, triangles and ‘unusual shapes’ such as rectangles, […]

Knit Night and other things

I don’t often make it along to Knit Night at This Is Knit, usually because I work the late shift in the branch in town. Usually I don’t mind too much because it takes me over an hour to get home, but every now and then it is great to catch up with everybody. We […]


Shortly after my last post, I moved from crochet flowers to crochet blocks. This move brought with it the overwhelming desire to crochet a sampler blanket for the sofa. I have had a fluffy pink blanket on the sofa for at least a year now but Alb’s beard has a habit of shredding it up […]