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.
Category: Yarn for Thought
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.
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.
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.
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.
2020, What a year
2020, the year that was. After a month or so of finishing up some well-overdue projects I am back from my Christmas break. I have a few projects planned in the works. I can't wait to share them with you.
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
Lilac Twist Headband
This weeks post is a little different to my usual crochet, I have been going between knitting an crochet for the last few weeks. When my friend asked for a spring inspired headband the twist style headbands stood out. There are many variations of the twist headband. I wanted to make one that helped learn… Continue reading Lilac Twist Headband
Commuting Crochet Essentials
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!
Travel Project Bag
Learn how to make your own crochet travel bag (or reusable shopping bag) with this DIY tutorial.