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.
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.
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.
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!
Make your own Elliot from Pete's Dragon using these instructions to adapt the Sleepy Dragon by Sharon from Amigurumi to go.
Last week a co-worker announced the arrival of his little boy. I decided that this meant a hand-made gift was in order. At the time I started, the gender wasn't known so I chose a giraffe theme, as animals can be easily argued to be gender neutral. This weeks post outlines some quick and easy… Continue reading Giraffe Rattle
The ability to crochet in the car, on the train or your commute requires you to carry some essential items. Over the last year or so I have experimented with the tools needed to crochet during your commute or on road trips. I have compiled the list of the crochet essentials that live in my work bag. The best part is these don't take up too much room!
Learn how to make your own crochet travel bag (or reusable shopping bag) with this DIY tutorial.
Learn how to make a notions bag for your on-the-go
Today is Granny Square day 2020. Granny squares hold a special place for crocheters. 90% of Crocheters will have learnt the fundamental crochet techniques through the humble granny square. These squares are very adaptable and have been modified and tailored over the years. To celebrate Granny Square day I am sharing my favourite beginner granny… Continue reading Granny Square Day