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Photo Challenge: Yellow

Welcome!!! It’s the Monthly Meet-Up Photo Challenge, which happens on the first Tuesday of each Month. I had a happy time looking through my files to find archive photos featuring YELLOW This is Miss E with her Dad enjoying a … Continue reading


* hot sun ripened fruit for luscious start to my day peach and raspberries * Joining in with Ronovan’s Haiku Challenge: START and HOT the two sentences: hot sun ripened fruit for luscious start to my day for luscious start … Continue reading

In a Vase on Monday – Yellow

This rose, Floribunda Korresia, was given to me as a thank-you present this week, isn’t that lovely! I don’t know where to plant it yet but thought I would celebrate the gift by using two blooms in my ‘Vase on … Continue reading

A quote from Daisy Yellow’s blog

  “I recognize that knitting can improve my mood in trying circumstances.” Stephanie Pearl-McPhee

Scrap Happy Edge

Scrap Happy in August: I finished the Scrappy Blanket that was started in February and I gave it a rather magnificently over-the-top edge. I made up the pattern for the edge as I went along, using Helen Shrimpton’s Sunbursts from … Continue reading

Find Green

Find green Put it in your heart Wrap it all about you Roll in it Live it Become it   Bathe in green Bask in green Receive the peace and love of green   When you truly have a sense … Continue reading

63.5 miles so far

On Sunday, Little Miss M and I added 2.7 miles to our target of 500 miles. The weather has been relentlessly wet and windy since I returned from Egypt on the 5th March, so it was a relief that the … Continue reading


Happy New Year! I do hope the festive season has been kind to you all and you were able to spend it in the way you wanted to. Here we are at our first photographic meet up of year – … Continue reading


Wordless Wednesday

Knolling, Flat Lay, Assemblage Art

As you can see I’m learning even more new terms. The honeysuckle in my garden is having a second flush of blooms and the scent is heavenly in these sunny Autumn days. It inspired this Flat Lay piece of Assemblage … Continue reading

Rosslyn and Crochet Butterflies

Rosslyn variations. I am making a Lap Blanket each for my twin granddaughters who have a birthday coming up. It has been fun making them the same but different, and playing around with Helen Shrimpton’s excellent Rosslyn Pattern. In order … Continue reading

Another Birthday, Another Dreamcatcher

Looking for a slightly cheaper cotton yarn than Scheepjes Sweet Treat, I am trying this Rico Essentials 2ply cotton yarn which comes in 50gm balls rather than 25gm. The colours above are from the Orange going clockwise: Orange, Fuchsia, Emerald, Orchid, … Continue reading

A Dreamcatcher for Miss E

A certain special person has an 11th birthday this week and I made her this dreamcatcher Using one and a half balls of  Scheepjes Sweet Treat, Chrystaline and a 2mm hook. I’m waiting to see if Miss E wants it … Continue reading

Cosmic Cal Parts 5 – 6

Continuing with my account of making the Cosmic Cal designed by Helen Shrimpton … Scheepjes Whirl Rosewater Cocktail x 2; Jumping Jelly x 1; Scheepjes Whirlette Citrus 3mm hook Parts 1 and 2 Parts 3 and 4 Part 5 The Rows … Continue reading

Cosmic 4

  I am thoroughly enjoying following Helen Shrimpton’s Cosmic Crochet Along (Cal). She really is an outstanding designer with plenty of challenges to keep you on your crocheting-toes. Following  Part Two came the excitement of Part 3 in which we … Continue reading

Cosmic Crochet Along

Behind the scenes I have been beavering away at Helen Shrimpton’s current Crochet Along, the Cosmic Cal  and I have just completed Part 6 Currently measuring 32″ x 35″. Some of you might have seen my progress on Instagram. Having … Continue reading

In a Vase on Monday

Mmmmmmm ….. those irises – the colour, the shape, the markings, the scent – I greet them each morning with my first cuppa, and couldn’t resist bringing one inside … to go with a collection of other plant shapes From … Continue reading

Mandala for Little Miss M

My celebratory TaDah! Moment I started making this blanket back in July 2017 when I needed a break from working with the dark colours requested by Master R. The pattern is Helen Shrimpton’s Mandala Madness with her Spiro Star at the centre. … Continue reading

Monthly Meet-Up: Scale

Here we are again. Helloooooo! How has your photographic month been? I’ve had a great time in the recent snow and ice, in the delightful village of Branscombe, Devon. I stayed in a little self-catering flat, called Nestlecombe, in the … Continue reading

WIP Wednesday

Progress so far. I’m building the mandala back up again. This free pattern is by Helen Shrimpton  (I have made a few alterations.)  check out her website for this and so many other amazing patterns. Below is what the mandala … Continue reading