Bee pattern

Bees have infested my house. Not the buzzing, stinging variety, but soft, cuddly, shiny bees.  Everywhere I look I see fluffy iridescent wings and crooked stares.  This cute little bee is small enough to fit in the palm of your hand or hang in a window, soft enough to cuddle, and yet big enough for my… Continue reading Bee pattern

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Coffee cup sleeve – free pattern

Fall has officially arrived and it's warm drink time again. In honour of that I created a fuzzy reusable sleeve for the take out coffee cups. I love this colourful rainbow yarn. Each sleeve comes out looking different and beautiful and it is so soft on my hands. I have been having a hard week,… Continue reading Coffee cup sleeve – free pattern

Top 10 reasons I crochet

I have fibromyalgia and part of that is chronic fatigue. The kind where its like you have the flu and can barely move sometimes.  I spend most of my days at home doing very little. Watching tv gets old very fast.  Sometimes I can not concentrate enough to read a book, even the easy ones. … Continue reading Top 10 reasons I crochet

Hi, my name is Lorraine….

I want to take a moment to introduce myself to you. What better way to do this than give myself a mock interview. Answer some of the questions I think about when meeting someone new or finding a new source of creativity. Here goes. Who are you? My name is Lorraine Tremblay. I am a… Continue reading Hi, my name is Lorraine….

Last weekend of summer

This is the last weekend of summer.  Many of you may be going camping or the beach.  Here in Vancouver we also go to the PNE.  I myself avoid the weekend crowds because 1. the line ups are too long, 2. less chance of finding somewhere to sit, 3. I can be knocked over by… Continue reading Last weekend of summer