Now loyal fans of my blog pages, some of you will be wondering what happened to my insistence on homemade presents.
Well it did work. Grandchildren made the Christmas cake, a game, a chess board from plywood, a fantastic stool etc. Grown ups came up with boxes of biscuits, wild bird feeder stations, oven mitts and the piece de resistance (once I get hold of a word I can’t let it drop) a really beautifully made hand tooled wallet and key holder.
Me, I am afraid I let the side down a bit. The desk calenders with my illustrations looked brilliant, but the knitting – no not one scarf! So it’s back to the giant crochet hook and better luck next year.