I’ve been thinking for a while that I would like to get back into mini crochet and I’ve struggled finding any inspiration. It’s usually so damn fiddly you have to make sure you really want to do it before you start, otherwise it’s too easy to just give up! I have always loved the African… Continue reading Another big project is underway, and it’s tiny!
This post is in answer to a question I received about the cable pattern used in my Fun Fiddle Mitts post from ages ago. Actually, it was the first post I had ever written! So, here is the pattern for this cable piece, and here is how to colour change invisibly. Abbreviations: k – knit p –… Continue reading Fiddle Mitts revisited – cable pattern
Okay, I know I’m a few months early (or a few months late depending on how you look at it!) but I am going Christmas themed again. I am very aware that I haven’t posted anything in a while, and I am sorry about that. You can blame my friend Amy. She got married in… Continue reading Santa paws is coming!
Ta-dah!!! This is a secret project that I have been working on for some time. Whilst at university I grew close to some of my lecturers, mostly because they are amazing people, but they also share my love of crochet and knitting. I have made them little animals before as presents or as thank yous (as… Continue reading Emma’s Elephants!
This is Thandi, the Afrian flower crochet rhino. This pattern is from the incredibly talented Heidi Bears. Whilst studying BSc Animal Management at Sparshot College, I stumbled across Thandi the rhino and her story. She is a survivor of rhino poaching, and not only was she able to make a full recovery, but she’s now had her own… Continue reading Thandi Rhino
This is a relatively recent campaign by the NHS to provide comfort and entertainment for hospitalised patients suffering with dementia. The idea is for crafters like you and me to create mittens that are both colourful and interactive, through the types of stitch used and embellishments such as buttons and ribbons. The fiddle mitts help dementia patients… Continue reading Fun Fiddle Mitts