Easter is a great time to pick up your crochet hook and make something fun. Here is a list of 12 free Easter crochet patterns to whet your appetite.Continue Reading
Spring Flowers Garland
There is nothing better to cheer yourself up than colourful spring flowers on a grey drizzly day. Now you don’t need to wait until the weather warms up to have lots of beautiful blooms in your home. Try making this simple crochet garland in all your favourite spring shades.Continue Reading
10 Free Valentine Crochet Pattern Ideas
Valentine’s Day & Crochet…What’s Not To Love?
I’ve created this short list of 10 Free Valentine Crochet Patterns to make you smile a little. Valentine’s Day as we know it, is all about sharing and spreading feelings of love. Me, being me, I can think of no better way to do that than through the medium of crochet. I’ve added their direct links to make finding them much easier too.Continue Reading
Crochet Mug Cozy
This easy crochet mug cozy is the perfect pattern for using up your stash yarn. Its also quick enough to make a unique gift to cheer up a friend. Adding an appliqué to this straightforward pattern gives it a fun dimension . Try a heart like me, a favourite animal or a letter of the alphabet. You could also dabble with surface crochet if you’re feeling even more adventurous.Continue Reading
Cuffed Baby Booties Pattern
This free crochet bootie pattern is easy to follow and great for beginners. These would make a fantastic, quick gift for a baby shower or gender reveal party or just a sweet make to keep those tiny toes cozy.Continue Reading
The “Gazania” Christening Shawl
Big Make of the Month
This month my big make was this stunning Gazania crochet circular shawl. I used a beautiful antique pattern first published in a pamphlet from 1917, how amazing is that? Making something designed over a century ago, what a privilege!Continue Reading
Can We Call It Spring Yet?
Spring is my favourite season of them all. I always think it’s full of promise and hope, this year in particular we could use some of that. So, as we shrug and stretch our way out of the dark winter we can welcome the light and colour that spring brings our way.Continue Reading
Super Easy Crochet Rose
Crochet roses are as versatile as they are attractive. So why not try making this easy crochet rose and fill your life with glorious colour all year round.Continue Reading
Spread the Love
This year more than most we have so many things to be grateful for. There are a great many people we need to thank for the little things they do, that in more ordinary circumstances would go unnoticed. So I wanted to give you a crafty way to spread the love that doesn’t break the bank.
As Valentine’s Day (or the Feast of Saint Valentine if you’d like to be more formal) is fast approaching, I thought it might be nice to show some appreciation to those people who make our own lives and worlds better just by being in it.Continue Reading
A Search for Comfort
Comfort is Key
Hi all and Happy New Year to you. I wanted to share something with you that I’ve only just realised. After 47 years on this earth I’ve come to a conclusion. When times are tough, or the world outside is pushing its scary face too close to your window, what we cling to is comfort.Continue Reading