Wool makes update: Crochet by day, knit by night

No completed achievements to show this month as I clink on with a couple of larger projects, but I fancied sharing some photo updates of my progress: Crochet by Day I'm a lunch crocheter at the moment - well, a broomstick crocheter anyway - and am currently working on a birthday present during my lunch hours.  The wool is called Senses by Stylecraft, and it's been lovely to work with. Phill has noticed that it does look like I'm knitting a camouflage to avoid returning to work through! Knit by Night My "at home" project is a knit a jumper…

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Ceramics for the textile focused crafter

For the last two years, I have been going to evening classes to learn more about the challenging skill of ceramics. Ceramics does not come easily to me, but perhaps this is why I'm drawn to it.  I struggle to roll out coils for hand building with any consistency, my slabs seem to come out lopsided even when I use guides, I glaze unevenly which causes crazing, and I grapple with the wheel on most occasions.  But there is something so absorbing in the processes involved in ceramics, and when one item comes out better than expected among the multitude…

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