A cosy red kerchief 

I spent a considerable amount of time this week chasing spiders off two antique farm carts. Some of the webs they left behind might well have been antiques themselves and at times I was concerned that once their structural support was removed the woodworm might win, but the talented craftsmen that made them knew their…

Pretty in pink

Apart from an ill advised adventure with a faux fur-lined knitted trapper hat (which will get blogged once I’ve made it work and finished hoovering up all the loose fur) I’ve been working on this sweet pram blanket for the past week or so.  My lovely friend Tracey asked me to make something to keep…

Sweet dreams….

I have a cold. My universe has temporarily narrowed to my nose and forehead, with time measured as the gap between sneezes. I’ve spent the day on the sofa, curled under one of my crochet blankets, drinking as much water as possible.  I’m very bad at being idle, so I did pick up something to…