On Tuesday evening I gave myself a little treat - I took part in a craft workshop at our local craft shop - the workshop was entitled "Giant Crochet" and was an introduction to the new craze of Zpagetti.
The technique uses recycled fabric and a large hook
Its great fun to do
But a ball of yarn costs £10 so I have found an online tutorial to make my own from tshirts. Much more in the spirit of thrifiness I think!
Here is a closeup of the swatch I made:
It is an ideal technique for bags, rugs, placemats, etc so Im looking forward to making some useful things soon! The resulting crochet is really thick and strong, but soft at the same time if that makes sense.
Although the evening was for learning this technique of crochet, I asked the tutor to show me how to knit using that fancy yarn that makes up into a scarf in no-time so I got good value for my tuition fee! The workshop took place in the craft shop, and we were able to buy whatever we
Hope you are all having a good week - soon be the weekend!!