The main reason for my week long absence started with a circle. On every train journey in the last week I read my Happy Hookers book and followed the instructions. My journeys have whizzed past. My fellow commuters look at my like some crazed old dear, I drag balls of wool around with me. I don't care! I have discovered crochet!
After the circle I practised loads of different stitches with gorgeous names like "popcorn" and "victory".
Then I finally mastered the granny square...
Then I am not sure quite what happened. I dug out some wool that has been languishing the the loft since my knitting phase three years ago and I just started knitting granny squares.
Then I practised adding in different colours.
I had in mind a scarf, but now it is apparant that a blanket is going to be more like it.