Eeeeekkkkkk is about all I can manage to say at the moment! I’m so excited its silly. You might have heard of this fantastic magazine called Simply Crochet….. well this month – issue number 69 I’m in it with one of my patterns! This was my 2017 goal – to be published in a magazine,… Read More Yay – I’m in Simply Crochet
A long time ago, I started a jumper for me – well I say a jumper. I wanted a cardigan…… but “winging it” with no pattern was not on my side this time! It was my first time making an adult sized item of clothing. I’d seen some gorgeous jumpers on Pinterest, in the most… Read More A new Jumper for me!
I treated my self to a new crochet book a few weeks ago. I’d seen lots of people talking on instagram accounts, and I’ve followed the author Lalylala on Instragram for a long time – I love her Sheep doll! So, while I was waiting in the hospital for many hours with the pink one… Read More Lalylala, Beetles, Bugs and Butterflies
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!
Do you ever get to the point with crochet that you really want to make something that quick, straight forward, and someone else has done the hard work for you? I love designing things, but sometimes sat down on the sofa with note books, pencils, and scribbles absolutely everywhere and ‘frogging’ happening every row can… Read More A Cardigan in under 9 hours
Hello, I’m back here briefly to share my blanket progress with you. Remember all those circles with 2 rounds? I wrote about them here, if you want a read. Well then I hit a stumbling block. I had it in my head I wanted no two circles with the same colours. Then I thought that… Read More Blanket progress
Happy New Year to everyone! 2018 promises to be a great year, but it’s also a time for me to sit and think about which direction I’d like my blog to go, and me for that matter! I know I wrote a similar post this time last year, and I made the decision that all… Read More New year New focus?
I’m getting a bit addicted to wreaths, or all shapes and sizes! I love the “real ones” and made one a couple of weeks ago at a great workshop which you can read about here. I made a crochet one in my first year of crocheting – a challenge to myself, but I never got… Read More A quick and easy Crochet Christmas wreath
The circles are growing and are all too time consuming. A quick post for the round 2’s….. all 156 of them! I’m starting to think I may need more than I thought! Even with a change in the pattern to make the centre bigger I’m still not sure what size this blanket (yep you were… Read More More circles…..
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