I have been meaning to teach myself to crochet for months and months and this week finally gave it another go. I hate not being able to do something straight away and although I think I have got the basic stitches down (almost) I really should be practising the basics rather than jumping straight into making something (but that’s boring). One other problem is that reading the patterns blows my mind – i’m hoping YouTube will help with this. My goal is to crochet a granny square stylee throw – something like the below. A while ago I stumbled on the blog of someone who is making some amazing things – I really need to find that out and post the link. I’ll update on my progress …

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