After making a few bits and bobs there was a bit left over - part balls of four bright and cheerful colours. What can I make with these, I wondered.
What I REALLY wanted to do was to make a blanket, I just thought the yarn would lend itself so well to a lap blanket, but I didn't have enough.
A mandala, I decided. I quite like making mandalas, especially out of my head as I just hook what I think the next row needs.
I got to work, picking up the colours in no particular order, hooking different stitches in no particular pattern.
Then of course, it got bigger and bigger. I would need a frame to put it on.
So off I popped to Argos and picked up a twin pack of Hula Hoops. This would make an ideal frame, I thought.
And it did!
Now, I have no where to display something quite that big, so I took it up to Hobbycraft where it got a place next to my Afghan Blanket :)
Go have a look if you like :) It is in the Carlisle store, just off J44 of the M6.