crochet, patterns

A scientific study of the Russian Spiral Crochet hat (and The Movie)

Abstract The beautiful pictures of the little girl in the crochet hats had been circulating on Facebook for a few months.  The avid crocheter that I am decided to try and make one after being challenged by a friend.   However on further inspection the patterns or you tube help available are in Russian!  This… Read More A scientific study of the Russian Spiral Crochet hat (and The Movie)


A Mermaid Tail

My little girl and I have been poorly all week, no work or school for us, but a bonus was that I was told to rest…… so what better way to rest than to crochet! My daughter had seen the mermaid tail blankets and expressed a liking to them “Mummy, I want one of those!”… Read More A Mermaid Tail


Yet another hat……

It seems all I’ve been doing lately is playing with lovely mercerised cotton – specifically the Yarnart Begona – which I have to say is amazing to work with! After that hat, and then the other hat, I decided to play with the brim yet again.  In the original wonderful pictures of the hats, and… Read More Yet another hat……

crochet, flowers

The 'Other Hat'

A couple of weeks ago I made ‘that hat’ – you know the one, the wonderful facebook pictures of the little girl wearing wondering summer hats, very intricate and covered in beautiful flowers and beads.  You can see how I did it here with the help of Louise’s post. Then I decided to try the other one,… Read More The 'Other Hat'