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Banstead, Surrey
Hello my name is Sarah and I love to crochet and play with lovely yarns. Thank you for popping by. I hope you enjoy a little peek into my colourful creative mind. Check me out on Pinterest, you will find me under Chain20 x
Interests: Crochet, knitting, sewing, crafting, gardening, dog walking, horse riding
Recent Activity
well, its gotten festive in our house! Have a lovely Christmas all x Continue reading
Posted Dec 22, 2015 at Chain20
I decided, after being inspired by a friends poncho, that I would have a go at making one - it is the pattern out of Issue 25, Simply Crochet. I was pondering over what colour I would do it in, then, mum text me a couple of pictures of some... Continue reading
Posted Dec 4, 2015 at Chain20
Well, my Vintage Ripple is growing. I have finished the 2nd pattern repeat (think I will need to do at least another 3 to get it to a good length). I am hooking this one up on a 3.5 hook as my first attempt at a ripple was done on... Continue reading
Posted Nov 20, 2015 at Chain20
There is something so soothing about hooking up a ripple! Here are a few things I have hooked up recently! 1. Ripple Cushion (Christmas present for my mother-in-law) In the making..... And finished.....Tah Daaah.... absolutely love it. 2. Ripple Hat and Cowl set (Christmas present for my niece) 3. Ripple... Continue reading
Posted Nov 6, 2015 at Chain20
How much fun did I have over the weekend!! I went to the Ali Pali Knitting and Stitching Show, I was so excited. This show just can't come quick enough for me. It's the highlight of my year! I stayed at mums, as I usually do every year, and my... Continue reading
Posted Oct 12, 2015 at Chain20
Thank goodness I have crochet to do when I 'can't sleep, won't sleep or just get rudely awoken by someone's coughing' grrrrr. I have been up at the crack of dawn for the past two days! The other half has a cough that has been waking me up at 'silly... Continue reading
Posted Oct 4, 2015 at Chain20
Tah Dah..... I have finished my super snuggly cowl. I love it and am wearing it already! This was another of my rather indulgent purchases from Devon Sun Yarns Market Night about a month ago. I always say 'I will just have a look' but I never 'just have a... Continue reading
Posted Sep 25, 2015 at Chain20
Take a look at my new cushion cover.... isn't it lovely!! Mum had started it as a baby blanket but it wasn't coming up to size, so, I had a thought about my cushion. It needed a new cover and I was going to make one for it... there was... Continue reading
Posted Sep 21, 2015 at Chain20
Hello there, just letting you all know what I have been up to, a catch up really. 1. I have finished little Miss Koala. This is for one of my sisters friends who is expecting. Love the way she turned out. 2. Whilst I was in Asda I came across... Continue reading
Posted Sep 8, 2015 at Chain20
Pretty posy of yarn.... I raided mums tapestry yarns, as you do, as I am eventually going to make a patchwork cushion cover, but not before I have finished a few things first. Have a good week x Continue reading
Posted Aug 11, 2015 at Chain20
These are just gorgeous ....... Don't you agree 💛💛 It's a shame one of them is off to a new home soon. Have a lovely crafty Sunday peeps x Continue reading
Posted Aug 2, 2015 at Chain20
I have decided that now I have completed my commission pieces, I am going to finish off ALL the WIP's I have on the go at the moment, and believe me, there are a few!! I have written myself a list of them all and I must NOT get side... Continue reading
Posted Aug 1, 2015 at Chain20
I've started my Attic24 Cottage blanket in a granny patchwork..... I've started this really rather lovely cardi from the Simply Crochet magazine....... I've started another infinity scarf....... I've started an interlocking ripple shawl.... BUT..... I've finished this Sunburst Flower bag for my other half's mum for her birthday.... I've finished... Continue reading
Posted Jul 27, 2015 at Chain20
I hope you have all had a relaxing Bank Holiday weekend. The weather turned out better than expected to. Here is a snippet as to what I got up to.... I went on nice walks with my four legged friend... I brought at Ali Pali last year some Drops Andes... Continue reading
Posted May 4, 2015 at Chain20
1. All the blossom trees are out now and they look amazing... 2. Wild primroses are popping up everywhere.... 3. I have completed the first 4 blocks of CAL 1 - Lily Pond blanket by Jane Crowfoot. 4. I have also started something, to fill in the gaps when not... Continue reading
Posted Apr 20, 2015 at Chain20
I have had the most loveliest birthday weekend. I received lots of lovely cards and presents - most of my presents have been yarny this year which is just the best. Do you want to see.... This lovely Lily Pond CAL blanket from Ma and Pa... can't wait to start... Continue reading
Posted Mar 23, 2015 at Chain20
I have a few things to show and tell you. 1. The pretty rainbow blanket that I have been hooking up is now complete and looking very pretty indeed. I've not made it for myself, it's one of those makes I just had to do to satisfy my curiosity. I... Continue reading
Posted Mar 9, 2015 at Chain20
I am really enjoying hooking up this star blanket, pattern from Celeste Young found on Ravelry. It's baby blanket size, but I shall continue and make it as big as my yarn will allow. What's flying off your hook at the moment ;0) Continue reading
Posted Feb 26, 2015 at Chain20
About a year ago, mum got me a kit from Hobbycraft - it was a lovely little kit, crochet your own giraffe. Well as soon as I got it I started it, but, went wrong on the body. You see, she required my full concentration as she was worked 'in... Continue reading
Posted Feb 25, 2015 at Chain20
Wow the weather today has been lovely - there was only one thing for it, Spring Cleaning... No not the whole house, just my workroom. Boy did it need it. I pulled everything out and hoovered, dusted, threw things away (must chuck more I think), rearranged and prettied everything. I... Continue reading
Posted Feb 15, 2015 at Chain20
Just look at these cute little daffs I purchased from M&S for the absolute bargain price of £1.50 - don't they look lovely opening up to the morning sunshine. I must say, it's a lovely surprise having the sun after last weekends snow. I have a Taaaaaah Daaaaaaah too -... Continue reading
Posted Feb 8, 2015 at Chain20
On Saturday morning I woke to, what I hoped would be, just a flurry of snow, but oh no, it was way more than that - it was a blizzard. I decided, as you do, to quickly pop to the supermarket (you never know just how long it is going... Continue reading
Posted Feb 1, 2015 at Chain20
I hope you are all have a relaxing Sunday morning. I have been hooking away since 7.15am, couldn't sleep for some reason. I hate that tho cos tomorrow morning will be a completely different story where I WILL want to lay in bed. I am very nearly half way on... Continue reading
Posted Jan 25, 2015 at Chain20
I am getting on really well with this flower blanket and must say, am loving the way it's turning out. ALSO....... I have bought myself a pressie, do you want to see..... Well I need to prepare for my next project, don't I..... It's the Attic24 Cottage Pack. I'm not... Continue reading
Posted Jan 23, 2015 at Chain20