Monday, 29 March 2010

Third dishcloth

This is turning into an obsession!

Thursday, 25 March 2010

My hen needed a hat...

OK, I'll be honest.
The pattern was for a newborn cap.
But for some strange reason I forgot all about hook sizes and in my enthusiasm just grabbed the only hook size I own and happily got on with the job.
So I now have a hat for my papier mache hen.
But then again she needed a hat.
And I learnt some new techniques along the way too.


Wednesday, 24 March 2010

Second dishcloth!

Monday, 22 March 2010

First crochet project

I've discovered crochet!
I always thought I would hate that type of thing as knitting is really not something I have ever enjoyed but crochet is sooooo much more enjoyable!
I have been teaching myself thanks to online videos over the past couple of days and although my only completed project is this dishcloth I have been practicing loads and loads of different stitches and have lots of little granny squares lying about.
I'm not one for decorative objects really so I chose to make useful items - like dishcloths! Plus there's something strangely satisfying to have homemade dishcloths in today's ultra fast-paced, industrialised world.
The dishcloth isn't as uneven as it looks - it's just that someone (ahem, me) didn't shape it properly before taking the picture - that and someone had already used it to mop up a spot of jam!