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 ⟶
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.
I’ve just added something completely new to my new online shop – sets of the cutest little mini skeins for your delight and inspiration.
I’m using my crochet wash mitt pattern, which I haven’t used for a while, and it’s rather fun rediscovering it, almost as if it were written by a stranger. Terry toweling washcloths are all very well, but hand-crocheted wash mitts are definitely the business! A friend of mine has asked me to make her some crochetedRead more ⟶
Newly re-listed in my Etsy shop today, are my better-than-even gingerbread brooches which come with a personalisable recycled greetings card. This year the super-cute gingerbread brooches are made in 100% British wool that has been specially hand-dyed for me by Caroline of The Occasional Purl.
I’m delighted to announce the arrival of the Little Conkers crocheted snails! They’ve been a bit slow getting here, but then they are snails… Did you know the collective noun for snails (crocheted or otherwise) can be a walk, rout or escargotoire? The collective noun for slugs is a cornucopia.
The organic cotton yarn that I use for… well, everything has been discontinued, so I’ve spent the last few weeks working out what this means for my offering. The yarn I use is Twilley’s Freedom Sincere organic cotton DK, and it is top quality and totally reliable (thoroughly consistent dye lots, no knots, always trueRead more ⟶