Category: Making things

Crochet Old and New

I am becoming a crochet fiend. Or obsessive, or something. I like that crochet is having a renaissance, and that the old patterns are being revived and appreciated. I have finished (almost) my Lucy bag. This is from Lucy at Attic 24. I have…

Pardon the dust…

Hi There! I know it has been a while, things have been busy at Hedgehog Hill. New Years day is a snowy one so we took a lovely walk. I really don’t think New Years Day is any more special than any other day,…

Ripple update

It seems like a long time ago I started the ripple blanket. I was just going to use up some scraps from Miss Murfin’s Christmas afghan and whip up a little lap blanket. A few months ago it looked like this. I used 7…

Trip to the beach

I had a little time to myself this morning and thought I would take a drive down to the beach. This beach is at Goderich  Ontario and is beautiful any time of the year. There are many sections and lots of different types of beach to walk,…

Catching up

I was really, really hoping for some sun this weekend. All of this cloudy snowy weather makes for dull pictures. I think there was sun for about 5 minutes on Sunday. I was not outside then… I am desperate to get some crafty things…

Everything I am working on

So today I thought I would show every WIP – work in progress that is top of the pile. Or the stuff I jump back and forth between. I like having several projects on the go at once, some are for when I watch…

Saturday at Hedgehog Hill

Well there is much work going on at Hedgehog Hill theses days. We are very anxious to finally move in completely. We did stay over night on Friday, but there is no internet, no cable TV, and no shower. So really it is like VERY…

Work In Progress

mmmmm material, fabric, colour, texture. It is right up there with food for me. I salivate when I see lovely, pretty things made with delicious fabric. So – I have this pile of coordinating fabrics that I keep staring at. I did not really want to spend a huge amount…

Let’s start with a crafty post!

I love crafts. The older I get the more I appreciate my Mom for teaching me all of the basics. I think I learned to crochet in high school, or maybe earlier. I remember a long red snake of crochet I draped around my bedroom…but somewhere…