I like most living things. OK, so I’m slightly scared of spiders, I wouldn’t particularly appreciate a close encounter with a snake or a crocodile, and I hear grizzly bears can be a bit intimidating. And some humans are simply vile.* But generally speaking, live and let live, that’s what I say. Unless you happen to be a clothes moth, in which case, as of this week, I’m ‘unfriending’ you.** Why? Well, I’ll tell you…
It’s true: I do find that craft is a great tonic for keeping the old anxiety in check. Blogging, too. Which is a very good job, because that’s one of the main reasons I’m doing it all! That said, the blues I’m battling right now look more like this:
One down, 10 to go.
That’s the answer. What’s the question? I’ll leave you pondering that one, while I introduce my new knitting project:
Don’t you just love a new project!
No, I’m afraid this post is not about Manchester United, in spite of the title, which I couldn’t resist. It is actually all about the fact that I have – at last! – finished kitting out my red fussball team in their new strip:
The reds are ready for action… almost.
It seems that my last post about my current foray into rug hooking was a tad misleading – profuse and profound apologies, naturally. For, far from having completed the rug hooking hearts picture, I had, in fact, only just started, and the image of the completed article was merely intended to demonstrate what I was aiming for. The good news, though, is that I am now making progress:
My first rug hooked heart.
Well. Just as I’d started to wonder whether my ambitious fussball table découpage project was EVER going to rediscover even the smallest iota of momentum… it did! Behold a whole row of the reds at last:
The reds are ahead…
Nowhere, it seems, is there, on this planet of ours, a bedspread that is both big enough to cover with ease our European-style super king size bed AND sufficiently pleasing in the aesthetics department to meet my exacting visual requirements. OK, so I haven’t look exhaustively. But looked I have and nothing have I found. Nothing that meets both these pretty basic criteria, anyway. So what to do? Continue reading