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 ⟶
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 ⟶
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 ⟶
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.
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.
I recently added sets of mini yarn skeins to my shop, and I thought it would be a good idea to share some ideas for what you can do with just 10 metres or yarn or less (10 metres is just over 10 yards), because it’s more than you might think!
I have thoroughly updated my Face Scrubbies and Laundry Bag crochet pattern this week, with new diagrams and photos to make it even easier to work. If you’re a previous purchaser on Ravelry, you will have been sent a link to download the new version. If you previously bought it on Etsy (before 13th AprilRead more ⟶
I managed to get in some personal crochet time over the Christmas break, and finally completed the rows section of my Granny Stripe Blanket!
Well, there’s no denying we’re well into August now, and my target date is looming! I was hoping the summer holidays, and the break from all the kids’ regular clubs would give me more time to crochet. The trouble is, although I’m crocheting more than usual, it’s not all on this blanket!