The Patient Gardener

In a bid to finish some projects in order to justify starting something new I have made myself finish the Sample Blanket.  I started this in a bid to learn to...

After a couple of weeks when I have been nothing more than a vegetable in the evenings after work and have spent my time staring at the television not really conscious...

I have been subscribing to Art of Crochet in order to teach myself to crochet.  However, I think it is a little expensive and there are just so many wonderful books,...

I have reached a point of demotivation with the Throw.  I think I really need to do some small projects to give myself a break but while I ponder on what...

A couple more squares completed.  I do need to block these and I am finding that some squares seem to be coming up larger than others although I am sure my...

  The last three granny squares have been quite interesting. First up is a traditional granny square crocheted in half treble stitches. This is the best one I have done of...

Todays two granny squares (numbers 33 and 34 respectively) are all about texture and I rather like them. Square 33 is a V-stitch pattern square.  It is incredibly easy to crochet...

I haven’t been well today so to keep me occupied I have been ploughing on with the granny squares for the vintage throw. There are two plain squares.  The deep purple...

I have decided to start a new blog to chronicle my efforts to learn to crochet.  I have another blog, The Patient Gardener, which I have written for some 5 years...