I started crocheting properly about a year ago, inspired by the Works of Art regularly created by my Mum and older sister.
I find it far more relaxing than knitting, as mistakes are 'fix as you go' and it is quick to complete useful items. It also fits in really well with my home, in which I am slowly creating a kind of eclectic handmade, vintagey, country feel.
Here are a few of the things I am especially proud of:
If you want to see more, feel free to have a look at my profile on Ravelry, which is under the name of Nandina.