Starts today, and while ‘anything goes’, it’s an ideal chance to make a blanket with 100 squares! Just one a day. I’ve started mine, just choosing any colour I like for the next 100 days, and making a blanket just for me. My first square is here. If you want to join in but do… Read More 100 Day Project
This post could also have been entitled ‘Don’t do as I do’. I have a basket of scrap balls Even the larger ones are small. I’ve been using them as the first round of granny squares, but they aren’t going down very quickly. I’ve avoided using them for anything larger because, although I love weaving… Read More Scrapbusting
I have to confess that mine has come to a standstill. February is a busy month for me, and other things have taken over. I’m struggling to keep up with the Temperature blanket too, but just about hanging in there. How are you getting on? March should be a little easier. However, I’ll need to… Read More Stashbusting? How’s it going
How is your stashbusting progressing? There’s an update of mine on the crochet blog. For the first time I’m actually working on multiple projects, and I’m finding it’s working well. As soon as I finish with a ball of yarn (presuming that there really isn’t enough for anything useful, and therefore a ‘scrap’) I’m finishing… Read More Quick catchup
I’m not sure what it’s been like with you – but here has been quite mild, with alternating brilliantly blue or dowdy. overcast and grey skies. Some parts of the UK have had snow and sleet, we haven’t, but as it’s only January that may change. Sitting cosily at home it’s easy to ignore the… Read More More scraps
The frustration of having extra ends that need weaving in is outweighed by the knowledge that more scraps (Long ones) are being used. Don’t forget to take advantage of the Deramores sale if you really need some more yarn!
If you haven’t tried a corner to corner blanket I can assure you that they are an excellent way of using up quantities of stash. The name explains the technique – you start in a corner and increase until you are halfway – then decrease towards the opposite corner. I was introduced to this technique… Read More Corner to Corner