Saturday, 6 August 2011


My daughter and her boyfriend have recently bought their first home.  I had already made them a crochet throw for the sofa and had been requested to make another one in red/cream/purple for the bed.  I have been making these granny square blankets for well over thirty years!  I love the fact that they are loved and used -  she spends a lot of time snuggled in the sofa one. 

This is the first one I made for her.  She choose the colours - 2 brown, 2 turquoise, 2 cream and I gave it a very retro 70's feel.  I think it looks great on her sofa.  She made the rag rug herself.


This is the cover the bed - cream, taupe, mulberry, cranberry, cardinal and claret.


 Not a very good picture - but you get the idea!


A while ago I made her this picture, she has now added hooks to the bottom of the frame and it will hang by the front door and be used to hold keys.

She is creating a lovely home and I'm glad things that I've made are part of it.


  1. I love your crochet blankets, and that picture is absolutely beautiful!! :)

  2. Thanks for visiting MagicBeans. Just had a whizzy read through your posts and love your wee barnacle canvas. Hope you managed to sort out the linky problem. Ax

  3. That must be wonderful that your daughter loves what you make her, I imagine not all daughters are so appreciative, so she must be special. And how wonderful to have someone to make things for too, they really are gorgeous blankets, Vanessa xxx

  4. I love the bed cover and throw! I am crochet challlenged... so, to see that much all in one place makes me go "WoW!" The Rag rug is great too, this craftyness must run in the family!
    It's nice to meet you, and thanks for dropping by my post ~ aaaaand Welcome to Being Creative too! :) I like the green crocheted seaweed, super fun!