Waaaaaay back in autumn 2020, I designed a crochet pattern for a cheval set. This is a set of pretty mats or doilies – traditionally a larger oval mat and two or more smaller round mats – that were used on a dressing table to protect it from jars, perfume bottles, brushes, etc, and toRead more ⟶
If you’re looking for a bit of instant crochet gratification, you can’t beat my textured washcloth pattern! These are quick to make up and feature a pretty stitch that’s fun to work.
In these tough times, when prices just seem to be going up and up, I’m very pleased to be able to say that since the Royal Mail has reduced some of its postage prices this week (April 2022), I can now pass these reductions on to my customers.
Here’s a brand new crochet pattern for a heart square or block that you can use to build a blanket or in many other projects. I was designing this in February, taking inspiration from all the hearts floating about around Valentine’s Day, but it’s perfect for a baby blanket, or a wedding gift too. YouRead more ⟶
I’ve been working on patterns for crochet blocks recently, so I thought I’d share my preferred method for joining crochet squares, which is a slip stitch method.
As I’ve mentioned, I’m trying to make sure I crochet more for my family this year. Someone reminded me recently of the old saying “the cobbler’s children have no shoes” (more familiar to me in the French “les cordonniers sont les plus mal chaussés“) and it’s so true! So next off my hook have beenRead more ⟶
In January a couple of years ago – pre-pandemic – I offered a limited edition dishcloth crochet kit with hot pink yarn. Perfect for the grey early days of the year when we all need a little pick-me-up and bright colours are such a tonic. I think if anything we now have more need thanRead more ⟶
2022 is going to be a year where I’m going to try to crochet more for myself and my family. As a crochet designer, I love the design process: solving problems, working out the best way to achieve something. But it’s also very satisfying sometimes to enjoy some mindless, rhythmical crochet, long stretches of repetitiveRead more ⟶
My customers are so clever and often come up with suggestions for kits and ways to use my patterns that I haven’t thought of. This week one customer asked me for a different set of colours in my Eggs Crochet Kit, and I like the result so much, I’m offering it now as an optionRead more ⟶
A few weeks ago I shared some tips on how to regain your motivation with a knitting or crochet project when you’re struggling. I’m currently making a ballet wrap for my youngest which I am not loving…