I’ve been terribly negligent, both of crafting and of blogging. But here I am, with a completed project. It’s a throw, made out of crocheted granny squares, and it was originally meant to be much bigger and with edging. But as soon as it got big enough to wrap around my shoulders I decided that it was perfect as is. Now, it keeps me warm as I sit drinking tea and reading Wodehouse.
My several years in the word game have learnt me several rules:
- Avoid alliteration. Always.
- Prepositions are not words to end sentences with.
- Avoid cliches like the plague. (They’re old hat.)
- Employ the vernacular.
- Eschew ampersands & abbreviations, etc.
- Parenthetical remarks (however…
Another crafting phase through which I went: polymer clay jewellery.
Close-up of a knit scarf. This one was really quick and fun!
Yet another wire and bead creation! I spool-knit this one.
Crocheted doily, which lives on mum’s hall table. I LOVE making these, but have no use for them myself!
Happy 200th Birthday Charles Dickens, from Google xx
Another one of those wire and bead bracelet thingies.
Embroidered these for mum when I was a teen. She still uses them!