the ‘homely blanket’ quest – square 11

dear diary, Summer is here…the sky has been blue most of this week and temperatures have been slowly rising. Even here in North Wales we have 22C today…Yippee!!! and it’s suppose to last over the whole weekend and into next week. What better time than to sit outside and work on your ‘homely blanket’ squares… […]

the ‘homely blanket’ quest – square seven

dear diary, With a long, and hopefully sunny, bank holiday weekend coming up I thought this a good opportunity to publish quest square number seven. I know there is nothing better than  spending a few hours sitting in the sunshine doing some hooky 🙂   4ch, join with ss to form ring. Rnd 1: 8htr into ring, […]

the ‘homely blanket’ quest – square six

dear diary, sorry it’s been more than a week since the last square, but with the launch of the new book I have been a little more busy than usual. I hope you are ready for square numero six… 5ch, join with ss to form ring. Rnd 1: 12htr into ring, join with ss. Rnd […]

the ‘homely blanket’ quest – square five

dear diary, I hope you are all on track working up your squares? Today I give you a sparkly number…first you crochet the square and then you jazz it all up with some blingy beading…   6ch, join with ss to form ring. Rnd 1: 12dc into ring, join with ss. Rnd 2: 12ch, *ss […]

the ‘homely blanket’ quest – square four

dear diary, sorry for the lack of presence here over the past week or so but as you know I have been busy elsewhere looking at, fondling and buying lots of yarn, as well as teaching some workshops over in Germany. It was fun…you can read about it here. Today I give you square number […]

the ‘homely blanket’ quest – square two

dear diary, I hope you all enjoyed starting your blanket and have made a few versions of square one. Here is square number two for you my lovelies…   6ch, join with ss to form ring. Rnd 1: *4tr, 1ch into ring; rep. from * 3 times, join with ss. Fasten off and join new […]

the ‘homely blanket’ quest – square one

dear diary, Today, 25 March 2013, the ‘homely blanket’ quest starts right here as promised. So without further ado here  are the instructions for the first square. Note: All instructions are standard UK crochet terms which can be found in crochet guides (for example: The Ultimate Crochet Bible by Jane Crowfoot) or on the Internet. […]

The Knit Studio – Workshop

Dear diary, On Saturday at lunchtime I got on a train and travelled to Newcastle upon Tyne to teach a workshop on Continental Knitting at my dear friend Anne’s yarn shop. I don’t think that the term Yarn shop is quite right for this amazing Alladin’s cave of yarns, fabrics, books, notions, fibre and a […]

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