This has been a funny week; the weather here in the UK continues to drown us with monsoon-like rain and British politics has entered an ‘interesting’ phase. But life continues as usual – and for me that means planning, crocheting, pattern writing, charting……
So here’s a quick summary of my week (so far).
I’m just about keeping on top of my ‘to do’ list for the Cheshire Fibre Festival (CFF). I met with Nic earlier this week and she passed me some lovely flyers (copy on the CFF page), which I’ll be distributing with enthusiasm! I steamed through a new cowl design (destined for a one-ball kit at CFF) which one of my lovely friends is now testing for me. And I’ve been crocheting a new blanket (or 3) for one of the workshops, however my left shoulder has started to complain a touch so I may have to slow down. Over the coming weeks I’ll be giving you some insight into CFF through regular blogs posts.
Nic and I also finalised 2 more crochet kits in our collaboration, both lovely colourful scarves. These kits will be available very soon, in fact they will make an appearance at the Knitting & Crochet Guild Convention this weekend. Here’s a preview of the new Fruitilicious Scarf – using 3 colours of aran weight yarn
Photo courtesy of Yarns from the Plain
I had a lovely surprise yesterday when I found one of my designs has made it into the top 5 most favourite patterns on LoveCrochet. The design is Angel Wisp shawl.
I was so pleased and tremendously proud to be in this top 5 – the other 4 designers in this group are some of the great of the crochet world. Angel Wisp is one of my earlier designs, and is made in a lovely kidsilk mohair yarn. I haven’t designed anything using this type of yarn for a while but by amazing co-incidence there is a new design on my hook using it!
I hope you’ve been having a good week too.
Happy crocheting xxx