Saturday, 29 December 2012

A Crochet Christmas!

Someone must have told everyone that I like to crochet!  This Christmas I received a number of thoughtful crochet-related gifts–a mix of reading material, yarn and equipment (clockwise from top left):

Wednesday, 26 December 2012

More December Yarnbombing

This entry is further to the previous post about Christmas Eve Yarnbombing.

As suspected, the yarnbombing exhibit in the square was installed by Radical Craft Adelaide on the 5 December 2012. The group's Facebook page has more photos and photo albums of this installation and others.

Tuesday, 25 December 2012

Christmas Eve Yarnbombing

Christmas Eve is here, and I celebrated by going into the city to see the lights and sights. Most of the public buildings such as the town hall were adorned with bunting and lights, while the trees lining the main thoroughfares twinkled with fairy lights. Very pretty. The weather was mild and many people were out and about, yet the city was still quiet with a relaxed atmosphere. 

Friday, 21 December 2012

Crafty Christmas Surprises

One of the best things about Christmas is the opportunity to catch up with friends and family. It's been a busy week of preparations, punctuated by joyful interludes with welcome visitors, the delivery of newsy letters from faraway friends and many phone calls with long-overdue chats.

Thursday, 20 December 2012

Socks for Christmas

Do you give or receive socks at Christmas time? Socks are often an integral part of Christmas, birthday and fathers' day gifts. Last year, my family gave me the joy of socks...

Thursday, 13 December 2012

Big Ambitions to Meet Crochet Targets

As the end of 2012 approaches, it's a good time to stop and reflect on the past year. This year was the first time I had ever deliberated about my crochet goals with a timeline in mind and actually committed them to paper. As if that wasn't enough challenge, I posted my list in online crochet forums so now there was no escape–I had to be accountable in twelve months' time too! Scary? Nervewracking?  Plain silly perhaps?

Thursday, 6 December 2012

The 'Fab' Reason

These guys are the catalyst for commencing this blog. They have taken a good portion of the year to complete, together with their instruments and display home.