Super chunky crochet is something I know has been, and still is very popular. Unfortunately, I am skint and therefore can’t afford any nice chunky wools or fabric yarns – boo! Instead, I’ve been making my own from old bed sheets – not as nice but just as effective and fun to make! How, you… Continue reading Chunky fabric crochet
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!
Ugh, Christmas time again! Now I don’t want to come across as a complete scrooge, but I find Christmas overall to be a bit stressful. I like the day overall, but I’m too much of a disorganised person to have the run up to the big day run smoothly. It always catches me by surprise… Continue reading Christmas jumper crisis!
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!
So recently I’ve begun a secret project that will involve one colour blending into another. Although I have often done this with knitting I haven’t ever tried to create this look in crochet – until now! My first challenge was to change the normal crochet technique from a continual spiral to each individual row. The… Continue reading Colour blending in crochet
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