One of the difficulties with creative activities is coming up with great ideas and completing the project. Recently, I’ve found a new creative buzz for generating ideas.
O to be in England Now that April’s there, Robert Browning I’ve been sorting through a pile of books and came across two poetry books, each with a poem for every day. I have a fancy to use these books as a prompt for doing something creative each day, though I know it won’tContinue reading “O to be in England”
October 2018 Decided to knit blanket with spare and unravelled wool. Recorded progress here and was asked “How wide is 600 stitches?” Hurriedly took out tape measure and rather upset to find blanket was 3 metres wide. How ridiculous. November 2018 Knitted several rows while pondering problem of blanket that is too wide. Wondered ifContinue reading “Diary of a Frugal Knitter (continued)”
Before the April showers begin (as they surely will), I’ve been making the most of the sunny spring weather with long walks and gardening. I’ve also been enthused by the E-Book “How to Find Creative Inspiration” and the project #Make30photos to spend time idling about outside in the spring sunshine. The E-book has lots ofContinue reading “Spring Enthusiasm”
January 2018 Decided that house move necessitates major evaluation of clothes. All hand knitted jumpers scrutinised. Any of unsuitable colour, fit or style set to one side despite the time invested in knitting them. In fit of frugality, decided to unpick all seams, unravel jumpers and reuse wool to make new jumpers. Got carried awayContinue reading “Diary of a Frugal Knitter”