A new project hot off the hook with Cygnet Yarns….. and this yarn is my new favourite!… Read More Cygnet Pure Baby – New Pattern!!!
A quick little make this afternoon with the pink one to brighten our house.… Read More Crochet Rainbow of Hope
It’s not a surprise to anyone to discover that I like love chunky yarn. Why? Well it’s because you can make something super quickly! I think I’m fundamentally a lazy crafter, give me a 10 or 12 mm hook and some nice thick yarn and I’ll be super happy. I think this is part… Read More Cygnet Seriously Chunky Metallics – Yarn review
It’s 100 years since the end of the 1st world war, and in the UK we remember this with the Poppy Appeal run by the British Legion, where we all wear poppies from the end of October, to 11th November – Remembrance Sunday. I’ve made poppies over the years, and sold them with all monies… Read More Free poppy patterns
(This post contains affiliate links) Craft number 9, I actually started this months and months ago, but had it as one of my many works in progress. I saw the pictures on my desk last week, and decided that I needed something colourful near my desk. Time to dig this out of the bag, and… Read More New craft number 9 – Loom Weaving
I’m not a knitter. I don’t ever usually admit that I can knit. I learnt to knit when I was probably about 7, my mum taught me, but from what I can remember she used to cast on for me, then I knitted, and then she would probably cast off the square I’d eventually made… Read More New craft number 6 for 2018
It’s time to finally show you the blanket that I made at the end of last year. I’d made lots and lots of circles and changed them into squares which you can read all about in some previous posts I made. The final layout was decided pretty quickly – before I could change my mind!… Read More Starburst Blanket Finished!
Hello, haven’t been here for a while. Computer technical issues, don’t get me started, but no internet, then folders on the iMac not working, then photos not finding my phone, have all put paid to me posting lately. I’ve been so busy crafting there has been no time to type, but that’ll be in another… Read More Circles everywhere
Who else here enters all these competitions on social media, longing to win, but then with the other thousands of people who enter, never win anything? I enter a few , all yarn based of course……… and I got the best message ever on Friday late afternoon by a tag on Instagram. yarnandcolorsAnd the winners… Read More Yarn and Colours
It had to be done – a trip to a yarn store while in New York. I wasn’t planning on going, I hadn’t research at all. I posted a photo on Instagram and a friend commented that Knitty City and Lion Brand Yarn Studio were worth a visit. So I googled and found where… Read More Lion Brand Yarn Studio