“What are those?” asked E. We’re walking through the local market on our weekly trip to the library, and passing a fruit and veg stall. “Um… It says they are pomelos.” “What’s a pomelo?” I had definitely seen that coming. I briefly toy with the “it’s one of those” answer and continuing on our way.Read more ⟶
Two reasons for blogging today, that come together in some snowflakes. I was contacted last week by the HomeStart UK charity, asking if I’d give a mention to their Snowflake Appeal and make some crocheted snowflakes for their campaign.
Today was Taxonomy Day at Conker Corner! Okay you’re thinking that doesn’t sound quite as thrilling as Lego Week (that’s next week if I get all my ducks in a row), but it has turned out to be one of our more successful days, and I think I’ve got as much out of it as theRead more ⟶
A couple of weeks ago, I was getting very, very annoyed at not being able to find a nightdress for my 5-year-old daughter. A nightdress that she would be comfortable in, and like, and that I thought was age-appropriate and practical. I didn’t think my requirements were that exacting –
Those of you who’ve known Little Conkers for a while will recognize these little faces. But new today is that you can now use my pattern to make these simple toddler wash mitts for yourself. Scroll down for the pattern links. I first designed and made these wash mitts for my own children when theyRead more ⟶
Well, it’s certainly been a while since my last blog post about the crochet blankets I am making for two of my children! Now we’ve all felt guilty about projects that have hang about for ages because we just didn’t really like making them. This is not the case with these blankets – the reasonRead more ⟶
I’m constantly crocheting, but my family have very little to show for it, and you wouldn’t know it to look at our home! So this year, I’m trying to make a blanket for each of my children. The aim is to have all three ready for Christmas 2014, but even that might be a stretch!