Colours on the cliffs to inspire a blanket…

We live by a coastline fringed with chalk cliffs. They are really spectacular and at this time of year the flowers that cling to those cliffs are so beautiful…and predominately purple in colour! They grow in the most precarious places… I remember walking our dog at this time last year and was so amazed by the stunning array of… Continue reading Colours on the cliffs to inspire a blanket…

Crochet buttons…

For the International Diploma in Crochet course I have to submit a “varied selection of seven practical and usable crochet buttons”. And here they are… I’ve never crocheted buttons before and am not sure I’m a big fan either! There are just so many gorgeous buttons available out there in all kinds of materials, shapes,… Continue reading Crochet buttons…

Getting to grips with Broomstick Crochet…

The next crochet technique I need to learn as part of the crochet course I’m doing is Broomstick Crochet. I have never tried this technique before (and I hadn’t really ever heard of it either) so it was a completely new skill for me to learn from scratch. The technique was traditionally worked using a… Continue reading Getting to grips with Broomstick Crochet…