It's here, that crazy weekend when we are totally bombarded with Black Friday deals everywhere we look! I'm sorry to add to the sales frenzy but if you like to crochet then what better than crochet patterns and yarn sales? I'm always on the lookout for bargains and great patterns and when they're on a… Continue reading Black Friday HALF PRICE Crochet Patterns
Hat making season is in full swing throughout the Autumn. Are you making hats for Christmas gifts, Craft Fayres (are they running, anywhere?) or for your online shop? They are always hot sellers. Everyone loves a cozy hat and the prettier the better! I think you'll agree that this week's featured Free Pattern Friday pattern… Continue reading Free Pattern Friday – Jelly Beanie
Crochet your own gorgeous star coasters with this easy quick pattern. They work up super fast made in chunky/bulky recycled ribbon yarn, making excellent last minute gifts and festive decor.
Free Crochet Tutorial. How to do an Invisible Join and Finish in the Round. Learn this easy way to get a neat even join in your crochet and a beautiful invisible finish.
How adorably cute is this pumpkin? I'm delighted to share it with you on my Free Pattern Friday feature. It's a super easy and quick make and just perfect for Autumn. Read all about it and it's talented designer here.
Are you getting ready for cozy time? How about a FREE cozy crochet pattern? Read all about it and it's talented designer here on my free pattern Friday feature.
How incredibly beautiful is this pumpkin? I feel very honoured to share it with you on my Free Pattern Friday feature. Yes, it's a FREE pattern! Read all about it and it's talented designer here.
The very first featured guest pattern on my new Free Pattern Fridays series... meet Otis the Owl ...
Quick Beanie style Hat crochet pattern, in a beautiful eye-catching spiral design. Part of the Spiral Series with matching Fingerless Mitts and Cowl patterns too.
Quick fingerless mitts crochet pattern, in a beautiful eye-catching spiral design. Part of the Spiral Series with matching Hat and Cowl patterns too.
It's recycling week, so I thought it poignant to write a post about why I use recycled yarn. Recycled yarn may mean a number of different things to different people but when I refer to it, generally I'm talking about new yarns that are manufactured from recycled materials. I started using recycled yarns a few… Continue reading Why I use Recycled Yarn
Do you love crystals or have a crystal loving friend? You're gonna love this easy, quick and FREE pattern. It's the perfect way to wear or carry your favourite crystal tumblestone. This sweet little cotton crystal holder will gently hold your stone (up to medium sized), without any risk of scratching and securely in place.… Continue reading Crochet Crystal Keeper
Unbiased honest yarn review of Paintbox Recycled Ribbon yarn, a super chunky weight 100% recycled yarn.
My Crochet Patterns all 30% off through September on Ravelry, no code needed.
Crochet a beautiful crystal embellished mandala to help get a better nights sleep. A beautiful dreamcatcher style design that is easy and quick to make and lovely with or without crystals and a tassel.
Free Crochet Pattern for an easy, super quick, cowl made in eco friendly ethical banana yarn! Alternatively, you can use any #5 weight bulky yarn if you prefer.
Banana yarn ... a bit bonkers, deliciously soft and silky, ethically produced and as envionmentally friendly as it gets. It doesn't get any more 'feel good' than this!
Want to be a 'greener' crocheter or knitter? It's easier than you think. Here's my top 10 tips to help you be more ecofriendly.
I realise I'm using some wacky and new yarns that some of you will have never heard of at the moment. Soooo, I thought I'd share my honest experiences of them so you know exactly what to expect should you wish to go ecofriendly with your yarns too and try them out. I should say… Continue reading Ecofriendly Yarn Reviews
Exciting news... and a couple of questions for you at the end 😘 So, I've a confession, I don't like marketing my crochet biz, I feel squirmy with sales and self promo. I avoid it so I don't annoy people! But I realise it has to be done or nobody sees anything! So I'm facing this… Continue reading Exciting news
20 years since the day I married my lovely hubby! I can hardly believe all those years have passed, just like that. Three incredible, crazy, wild and free-spirited kids, and three on the other side who weren't meant for this lifetime. Amazingly through this heartbroken, love-filled journey that has been our road to family life,… Continue reading 20 Years!
Having difficulty finding yarn just now? It's a great time to try something new, a different make of yarn, different suppliers ...
Thinking about what to make this Spring? There's alot of choice! So I've made your search really easy with my floral crochet pattern round-up featuring 10 beautiful spring crochet patterns (many are free) from fantastic designers around the world.
Free crochet Cloud pattern. Can be used as an applique or on a mobile. It goes lovely with my sun and rainbow patterns as a super cute mobile.
Free crochet Sun pattern. Can be used as an applique or on a mobile. It goes lovely with my rainbow ( and cloud coming soon) pattern as a super cute mobile. Or perfect as an applique on it's own.
Free Crochet Pattern for a Beginner Friendly Rainbow to hang in the window.
What every crafter wants from a yarn is a great range of colours! I use the gauge of the rainbow... if I can make a rainbow I'm very impressed with the colour range. But I also want it to be truly eco-friendly, delivering a positive service to world in it's existence, so it needs to… Continue reading Recycled Yarn Rainbow?
The gorgeous and super popular Spiral crochet pattern series, has recently been completed with the addition of a stunning matching Cowl pattern. So now we have a beautiful matching set of Hat, mitts and cowl crochet patterns, all available on Ravelry but here's the best bit.... If you fancy all three you get one completely… Continue reading Spiral Crochet Series
Had a cold or flu? Urrgh know the feeling all too well. Why does it linger on after for weeks on end with nasal congestion, sinus irritation, niggly coughs, tinnitus and hearing problems? Inflammation ... that's why. Decongestants and steroid sprays to the rescue? Well, they can help a little, and that's all your GP… Continue reading Ear Candling
Who says snowball flights need to be cold and wet? Not anymore, now you can crochet your own soft snowball fight in a bag!
Crochet your own faux fur pompoms, the perfect finishing touch to your beautiful handmade hats. Beginner friendly FREE pattern.
The sweetest little summery fairy you could ever meet, Calendula the flower fairy crochet pattern materials and where to buy the pattern.
A list of available recycled yarns and where to buy them.
Love raspberries? You've got to meet this gorgeous little crochet fairy! She's Berry, a fruit fairy. Much like her flower fairy friends, but she looks after the raspberries. Her easy crochet pattern is available on Ravelry.
Free tiny crochet heart pattern