It’s only a few weeks since the summer holidays ended; at that time I couldn’t crochet. Wool just kept slipping round and round my hook; every attempt to make a stitch ended up with split yarn and more knots and holes than nature ever intended.
The internet is a wonderful thing. A friend pointed me in the direction of Attic 24 and Annie’s lovely creations made me determined to succeed. She recommended a book Learn to Crochet by Sally Harding and with a that book, the excellent instructions on Annie’s website and looking at some videos on youtube, I finally succeeded. It’s only a few weeks as I said but I’ve become somewhat obsessed. In addition to blankets, bags and hats in a variety of sizes and styles I have now completed a lady’s shrug. It’s a gift for someone special and it’s completely handmade from another book called The Happy Hooker by Debbie Stoller.
Please visit my talented friends over at Handmade Monday and look at the crafty loveliness.