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
The making of a gorgeous recycled purple bag, using plarn from bread bags and recycled cotton yarrn.
Who says snowball flights need to be cold and wet? Not anymore, now you can crochet your own soft snowball fight in a bag!
It's Bananas... no really it actually is. It's banana yarn: recycled, ethical, vegan, silky and beautiful and I'm gonna crochet with it...
There's more recycled yarns out there! I've found some fabulous new ones and some outstandingly incredible ones that were hiding...
~ New Pattern release ~ My gorgeous new Spiral cowl pattern is out now, exclusively in the October edition of Happily Hooked Magazine. It matches my popular Spiral Hat and Mitts patterns, making a really beautiful set.
Perfect hat and mitts for Autumn published in HappiliyHooked Magazine, given 5 star ratings and voted by readers for their monthly CAL
Crochet your own faux fur pompoms, the perfect finishing touch to your beautiful handmade hats. Beginner friendly FREE pattern.
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!
The sweetest little summery fairy you could ever meet, Calendula the flower fairy crochet pattern materials and where to buy the pattern.
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.
A list of available recycled yarns and where to buy them.