The first month of the new year has just flown by, and we are quickly approaching Valentines day. This year for valentines day I have compiled top 12 favourite ever-lasting flower patterns to gift to your valentine. I have also added in some cacti patterns for those who love cacti.
Author: Michelle Norton
Chunky Blanket Ideas
Recently with wedding announcements and engagements within my family circle I have been experimenting with Chunky balnkets. A while back ALDI had a sepcial buy on some super chunky 3 Ply yarn and I stocked up on quite a few balls. This was really usedul for organising these gifts. Two of these have no spevific pattern and are just plain crochet stitches, while the chunky chevron blanket has a pattern that I have written up.
Chunky Chevron Blanket
As one of the many wedding gifts I have been making recently, I chose to make a super chunky chevron queen bed sized blanket. This blanket works up quite quickly and in incredibly warm! The look I was going for here was geometrical, yet random at the same time. Due to this the stripes of blue are all variable thickness and spacing. The pattern is written out below in both US and UK terminology.
Harry Potter Ear Savers
I am pleased to announce my Harry Potter inspired wizard ear saver range! There are 4 scarf variants, a golden snitch and a broom.
How to Add Coloured Bobbles to Any Pattern
Have you ever had a pattern that is written in just one colour, but you would love to add an additional splash of colour? Learn how to add this to your crochet projects with this blog post.
Crochet Rose Necklace
Learn how to make a In this post I have provided a free pattern to make your own crochet rose necklace!
My little niece is absolutely obsessed with dinosaurs. With the theme of dinosaurs, I set out to find any clothing patterns for a 2-3 year old that were adaptable for tailoring. This was when I came across this beautiful pattern by heart hook home. I loved the two tone pattern and I loved the simplicity. In this post I detail the process of adapting this pattern to create a Dinosaur themed Jacket.
DIY tutorial to up-cycle your own jumper into a sprinkles themed fairy bread or douchnut jumper. This quick project adds an extra flair to your little ones wardrobe!
Elliot – Pete’s Dragon
Make your own Elliot from Pete's Dragon using these instructions to adapt the Sleepy Dragon by Sharon from Amigurumi to go.
Starry Nights Blanket
One one of our road trips we called into Black Wattle Yarn out in Murrembateman, NSW. Angela has an amazing range of hand dyed yarn across a huge range of bases and weights. They are all amazing!! It was very hard to choose just a few skeins. This particular trip I was looking for yarn… Continue reading Starry Nights Blanket