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
Completely and utterly, it's driven me crazy, I've had ALL the emotions with this yarn! Spoiler alert, this post ends well, banana yarn is my new love! I originally wrote this with the title Banana Disaster! My first experience (note I say first) wasn't a good one you see, it went wrong... horribly wrong... it… Continue reading Bananas for Banana Yarn
A blog doesn't pay for itself, even if it's free to run, there's still the time thing. Giving your time for free is a toughy to keep going and it can be exhausting and soul destroying too, let's be honest. That's why affiliate programs can be great. Even the wee bloggers can join them. And… Continue reading Affiliate Programs