A passion for the pretty pin ……..

DSCF1219I have had a bit of a shopping spree today, not excessive but good therapy. My first purchase, two packs of pretty pins to decorate my crochet pin cushion. I want to thank a fellow word presser for sharing the pattern.
DSCF1224The second was a batch of tapestry wools for Β£2 from the charity shop. I think I may use them for crochet as they are glorious colours.Possibly some granny squaresDSCF1222I haven’t explored the world of the granny square……so this could be a new challenge.

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About hookandply

I am a painter and maker. I love experimenting with colour and textures and I find wools and fabrics irresistable. I was taught to knit by my mother and have always felt comfortable with all things knitting but about two years ago I started to learn to crochet and got hooked. I have various projects scattered around the house so that I can pick up a project wherever I am. If I go out I take some trusty crochet with me to do when I am enjoying a break in a cafe. It is a good starting point for a conversation. Has anyone else found this? My most resent passion is Lindy Hop and the 1940's but that is another story.

7 responses to “A passion for the pretty pin ……..

  1. Crochet is my next mission after knitting although the way knitting is going I may go on to crochet sooner …. I’m loving those pins too

  2. I love the granny square, it’s the happiest square I’m the world πŸ™‚

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