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 ⟶
I’m currently working on a knitting project that I am not in love with, and trying hard to keep that all-important motivation so I thought I’d share some ideas on how you can power-up your knitting and crochet enthusiasm when you’re struggling.
I thought it might help to summarise on one page the range of skill levels that apply to my crochet kits. I indicate how easy each kit is in the product descriptions, but if you are browsing and want a shortlist of kits at the right crochet level for you or a friend, here’s allRead more ⟶
I’m so pleased to have finally been able to source organic cotton in the perfect colours for the details in my duckling crochet kits.
Following my decision to move away from the Whitecroft Bamboo crochet hooks I have been using for several years, I have been through many trials and tribulations trying to secure a reliable supply of sustainable crochet hooks for my kits.
If you’re looking for a little something for a friend or work colleague, maybe something just to say you’re thinking of someone rather than for any special occasion, at Little Conkers you will find a selection of eco-friendly small gifts.
It’s been a while since I’ve been able to publish a crochet pattern, due to how busy I’ve been in my shop with physical orders, but this weekend I’ve had the opportunity to photograph and write up the next in my series of fun pumpkin and decorative gourd crochet patterns – the Bottle Gourd.
In the spring of 2021, I am changing the crochet hooks I offer in all of my crochet kits and gift sets, to a type I know you are going to love even more.