Pattern for a Little Crocheted Sail…

Coastal Crochet

About a month ago I found a little piece of driftwood on the beach that looked very much like the hull of a boat!

IMG_1358I picked it up, brought it home and of course I crocheted a little sail for it! 🙂 This was such a spontaneous, quick and simple project but so effective and it now hangs on a little bit of wall space in our kitchen…

img_1367I posted this photo on my Instagram account and it was a really popular photo! Proof that you really don’t need elaborate or complicated creations to inspire people and inject a little creativity…simple is so often best!

I have since found another piece of driftwood…

IMG_2260As you can see it’s very small at only 6cm across. So to make a sail for this I used some thin cotton thread and a 1.75mm hook…

IMG_2315You can see the size difference between the two…

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The Art of Standing Still

knittingsarah

As many of you know, we are birdwatchers. One of the reasons my husband was initially drawn to our new home was the aerial view online showed that it had a very wooded lot. To birdwatchers, the cover of trees often means bird life and that was exciting for us. Upon moving in, my husband took up the job of setting up feeders for the yard — one of his first jobs was at a store that specialized in wild bird feeders and food, so he’s our resident expert. Throughout the summer we had a lot of very cool visitors to the yard and the feeder situation evolved as different species would show up.

While we do fill feeders in summer we are on the go a lot and there is an abundance of food in nature, so I’m not always super on top of the job. I try to…

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