Crochet, Eco craft, Eco friendly, Green crafts, Recycling, Sustainability, Zero Waste

Delicious Purplelicious Recycled Bag

The making of a gorgeous recycled purple bag, using plarn from bread bags and recycled cotton yarrn.

Crochet, Crochet patterns

My Patterns… In a magazine!

Whoosh went July (washed away in the rain!) and August has gone in a flash (is there a bit of a weather theme going on here! ). I should have written a post long before now to share some exciting news... My Spiral Beanie and Mitts are now published in a crochet magazine! They're in… Continue reading My Patterns… In a magazine!

Alternative Therapy, Crochet, Herbs, Natural beauty, Natural Living, nutrition

The Rose – Queen of Flowers

Roses have long been revered for their beauty, perfume and their association with love. But there's a lot more roses have to give. This article looks at the culinary and medicinal benefits of the Queen of Flowers.

Crochet, Crochet patterns, Free crochet patterns

I like Big Bows …

.. and I cannot lie!  Who's with me? Big ... fabulous  ... on trend ... why not?  So here's my take on the big bow. It's really easy and FREE here on the blog too. FAV on Ravelry I used a size 4mm (G) hook and dk acrylic and made it using UK treble stitches (double crochet US), but if you… Continue reading I like Big Bows …

Crochet, Crochet patterns

January at a glance

With the best of intentions I am still failing miserably at keeping up with blogland! But, ever the optimist, there's always room for improvement. Procrastination, that's my trouble, and isn't January a whopper of a month for it? I'm sure I'm not alone here though. Come on, confess ... you know you're doing it too!… Continue reading January at a glance