My crochet journey began with knitting.
I learnt to knit when I was about 8 years old. A Dutch friend of my mother’s taught me along with my older sister because although my mum could knit, my left-handed sister struggled with learning the English method which clearly favoured the right-handed. I found knitting a useful skill, particularly to while away the many hours in the car as my family travelled around Australia with a caravan when I was 10 (see below for some pictures of my beautiful country – taken by my 10 year old self on my old film camera).
Our caravan – home for 3 months
Ayers Rock (Uluru)
Old Police Station Waterhole
Florence Falls, Litchfield National Park
Wangi Falls, Litchfield National Park
I guess a blog has to start somewhere so here it is….the start.
Why am I blogging and what am I blogging about? Well, here’s the story.
My husband and I recently started a Facebook page in an attempt to bring our vastly different interests together……you guessed it, cacti and crochet. Not sharing many interests and looking to more productively occupy our time while searching for work, we decided to see if we could start a local business. Well, the very very micro, not sure we really wanted a ‘real’ business sort of business. Initially, just a place where we could share our passions and find others who wanted to share them too – and if people were interested in buying things, all the better!