Tuesday, 5 May 2015

Discovering Crochet

What's a glass fuser to do?...

While my glass making kit is all safely packed away in storage for another few months I really felt the need to make something, preferably something that didn't take up too much space or require new equipment... So I decided to give crochet a go. A lovely friend found a learn to crochet set in a charity shop and I was hooked, literally! There are some great tutorials on YouTube for left handers, perfect as most written instructions are for right handers and my sister gave me a beautiful book on granny squares. So after a few practice squares my first completed project was this pink bag, then I made the blue one for my sister.

It's so addictive the main problem now will be having too many projects on the go at the same time - I've got a blanket and a cushion cover started and already have the yarn for my next bag on order!

Tuesday, 13 January 2015

All packed up and nowhere to go!

We moved house two weeks before Christmas, not ideal but we managed to get the contents of house, garden and studio packed up and into storage in various locations. Thanks to the amazing guys from the removal company all went without a hitch. So now we have a temporary address while we have our new home renovated. It's all very exciting and just a little bit scary, the architect's plans are amazing, let's hope the planning department think so too.

I said goodbye to my little studio in the garden and look forward to having a new space this summer, I'll probably have serious glass withdrawal symptoms by then!