Unexpected Journeys

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Tiny miniature granny squares

January is coming to a close. The first craft of the year has been pounced upon and conquered as much as I could do with a month’s time to spend on it.

Crochet has tested me, but it has rewarded me as well. I have found joy in the feel of silk and cotton yarns slipping through my fingers to create something I would not have been able to do even a month before. With each stitch I get more confident, and find ideas for crochet projects wherever I look. There’s a freedom to the form of crochet that knitting can’t compare to. (Although I love knitting just as much, all the same.)

As I’ve jumped into this project there have been some unexpected discoveries along the way.

  1. People share their handmade skills in abundance.

Her name is Boots. Puss in Boots.

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cutieface sleeping

Say hi to Boots, the newest addition to the Simmonds family!

After much debate Alex and I couldn’t stand the quiet any longer, and have welcomed a new addition to the family. It’ll be a joy to get used to little kitty feet running around the house again.

She’s a rescue cat, and looks to be around five or six according to the vet. Boots has lots of cute age-freckles common in ginger kitties. Best part of a lovable older kitty? She loves snuggles and doesn’t mess around with my yarns. ..Much.

Her favourite pastime: