Busy weekend

My hook was flying this weekend. I finished a comfortghan for a member of Toronto Hookups who recently lost a family member. The squares were donated by our guild members and I compiled them into the finished ghan. And my shawl seems to have drawn great interest from fellow crocheters. I’m almost half way doneRead more

Sirdar YoYo Shawl

Honestly, I’m like a little kid with a new toy. There’s nothing wrong with my old toys, but they get tossed back into the stash pile when something new comes along…lol I gave into the temptation and bought YoYo by Sirdar. I hesitated to buy it because the price was around $45/ball, but when youRead more

Silly Sari Silk Scarf

I was minding my own business the other day, quietly sitting at a guild meeting when WHAM! These colours jumped out and grabbed me. Sitting there singing a siren’s song was a beautiful piece of recycled Sari silk. I had to have it. Never mind that it was $30 for one ball, it had toRead more

I Have a New Baby

I’m pleased to say that I’ve welcomed a brand new (8 weeks old!) kitten into my life. Her name is Clancy (named after King Clancy – Toronto Maple Leafs great) and she’s just as cute as a button (always wondered…just how cute is that?). It’s only been two weeks since I lost my beloved Reiley,Read more


Quite a few people have asked me about the quilted afghans that I design. While they are a lot of fun to do, remember that each square is made of smaller squares, each with ends to weave in. One afghan I finished had almost 1000 ends to weave in. This is not for the faintRead more