I bought some more plastic storage trays as they are wonderful for separating buttons, trims and beads, The pop up laundry mesh baskets are useful as they pack away flat when they are not needed.
This is the type of things that I am storing in the flat boxes. Not the yarn as that is for a cardigan for my next door neighbour's sister's baby boy when he arrives in July.
More supplies of baby yarn. I prefer the 400 gram balls by James C Brett as there are no joinings if I am making a shawl or pram blanket. These balls and the trimmings came from Abakhan. I wish that I could shop in person but even if I managed to get there from the tram I would have the problem of getting back to the tram loaded with parcels.
All very girly designs but then I do think that crochet lends itself more for little ladies than for the boys. I shall be doing these patterns for sure although I have so many lovely patterns it is difficult to know which one to crochet first.
I have been crocheting a few sets for my web page but my one bete noire is booties. I always go wrong with the ones that have an oval sole and usually finish up with 2 odd booties. I found this pattern Emma's Baby Booties which has a rectangular sole but it turned out too small to match the outfit size I had made. I have now started another bootee pattern which is starting to look rather like bed socks for a 2yr old. If I don't master a nice bootee pattern soon all of my outfits will be short of footwear!
Now I am back at home the rain has stopped. That is just my luck. I have my little black lodger cat asleep on the rocker. She followed me in looking like a drowned rat.
I seem to have new neighbours. They moved in on Monday evening and I have caught glimpses of so many people coming and going with vans and cars I am not sure who is actually living there. I think that it's a youngish couple with a little girl around 3-4yrs. So far they are really quiet so I hope that they always will be. I rarely hear the little girl but then it hasn't been the right weather for her to venture outdoors. There isn't a gate to stop her going from the back garden out into the street so maybe that is why she hasn't been out yet. Our street doesn't have that many cars but the ones who do drive by do so at speed paying no heed to any little ones or animals. I sometimes wonder where all of these cars come from or go to as I live on a street that goes around in the shape of a horseshoe so they can't be cutting through to get to somewhere else. A lot of cars and vans don't actually belong to anyone in the street so it's always been a mystery just where they are going to.