This was going to be a lovely slouchy beanie. I made the brim/headband bit of it first by making a short row of foundation double crochet. Just eight stitches of two strands of double knit held together. Then I made it up to the right length to go round my head using double crochet but… Continue reading The prettiest hat that never was
Wow! I really am rubbish at scheduling the time to post regularly. Things have all been a bit hectic here and I'm still getting to grips with managing my time properly now the Boy is at nursery. I'm naturally extremely disorganised so it's challenging to try to run a family so that everyone is clean,… Continue reading I am so slow but I’m not giving up!
Only a quick post to keep my hand in! I need to remember to schedule time to blog or I'll forget to do it which will lead to this becoming yet another unfinished project! It's easy to waste time, to fill your life with meaningless junk rather than engaging your brain. I should know, I'm… Continue reading Time
So it's Saturday and the weather is lovely. It's dry and sunny and crisp, a perfect autumn day. I love Autumn so I feel like I should be out enjoying it, exploring with the kids and kicking leaves but maybe later... Babby has a bad cold and has been asleep for hours now (and she'll… Continue reading Saturday Treats – chocolate banana buns
I love cosy hats for winter. I have a small, but growing, collection of cosy wooly hats to keep my head warm in winter but it's Autumn now and it's not quite cold enough for hats yet so I'm on a mission to make some equally lovely crocheted headbands so my ears and head will… Continue reading Cosy Heads
Well, I think the title of this blog may be a bit self explanatory but maybe not so I'll say hello. I'm Jools. I love to craft and create. I sew and crochet; sometimes I make jewellery. I write letters and doodle and colour things in. I bake and I cook and I eat and I'm… Continue reading Can I really finish what I’ve started … or maybe that should be hello?