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

Recycled Yarn Rainbow?

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?

Crochet, Crochet patterns

Spiral Crochet Series

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

Craft, Crochet, Eco craft, Eco friendly, Green crafts, Natural Living, Recycling, Sustainability, Zero Waste

Bananas for Banana Yarn

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

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.