Some birds appeared…

This week in the Scheepjes Hygge CAL 2017, we are doing another week of double crochet.  Another 59 rows.  I’ve still got 10 rows of last week’s double crochet to finish off too!!  its not that interesting but I suppose as it doesn’t need any concentration its perfect TV crochet!! Oh, and that hook?  That’s […]

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Sue’s Peawack Soup Recipe

This is a totally scrummy, totally frugal but fairly fatty recipe that was given to me by my neighbour.  She tells me that its a “scouse” tradition and reminds her of her childhood. It all came about on Christmas Eve.

Scheepjes Whirl Shawl - Green Tea Tipple

Whirling around…

As well as continuing with my Hygge CAL, I’ve also been working on my new shawl using Scheepjes Whirl.  This week its time to show you the “Green Tea Tipple” one that I’m working on.

Beanz Meanz Mmmm…

In my quest to find fast but interesting dinners, I’ve recently taken to adding things to baked-beans to make them even more tasty when put on a jacket-potato (or toast I suppose!) I thought I’d share a few of my favourite recipes with you…and whilst I’m at it you might like… My top-tip for speedy […]

WIP-WIP, Cross-stitch style!

Nothing much to say, I just enjoyed this picture of my WIPs that I took last week. Oh and I’ve started “proper cross-stitch”, as if I didn’t have enough hobbies….!!!

I thought I’d give this a whirl

Scheepjes have recently released this new yarn called “Whirl”.  It comes in this giant “cake” of yarn which is 1000m long.  Easily long enough for a shawl I thought!.  The yarn is fingering weight and gradually colour-changes to make a really gentle transition between colourways. From what I’ve discovered so far, they are right about […]

Hygge CAL Week 4

I posted a couple of weeks ago about my progress on the Scheepjes Hygge CAL 2017.  I’ve been faithfully keeping up with each week and so I thought it was time for a further update.