One of the things which made me fall for crochet was the mindful, calming effect it had on my often wildly over imaginative, calamitous story-making anxious brain. Something about the rhythm of yarn over hook and watching your work grow, row by row, felt very soothing (even when I was just making wonky squares!).Keep Reading
I always find the men in my family the hardest to buy gifts for, which is probably why I enjoy making them! Below is a a summary of my favourite crochet patterns which I have gifted to (and designed for) men.
This round-up includes patterns from my own catalogue, my top picks from around the web and some garment patterns for those crocheters with a bit more time!
I hope this gives you some inspiration and ideas for gift making for those impossible to buy for people!Keep Reading
I love giving handmade gifts at Christmas and for Birthday’s but the reality is that I don’t always get around to it. At this time of year, that last minute sinking feeling where you meant to get someone a gift and forgot is more common than most of us would care to admit.
Then there’s the situation where you know you want to crochet a present for someone but don’t have much time.
Well this post gives you 8 ideas for modern crochet gifts you can whip up in an evening (or less!)! And I’m talking about presents that people will actually use. I’m big on things being used, not sitting in a draw!Keep Reading
I haven’t even seen the “Holidays are coming” Coca Cola add yet, but I’m ready to get festive and excited to share my complete collection of Christmas Crochet Hat Patterns with you: The Christmas Pudding, Elf help, Speedy Santa and, new for 2019, my Christmas Tree Extravaganza!keep reading
This is for you crochet and yarn lovers… for all those cute yarny accessories you never knew you needed but actually can’t live with out.
Make sure you pin this post or share it in your letter to Santa because there are some gorgeous handmade essentials here that you’re not going to want to leave on those digital shelves!keep reading
Despite the cold snap we have had this week, spring is coming (yay!) and Easter is just around the corner.
This week, in an effort to help you get ahead, I thought I would share with you some of my favourite easter related patterns from Etsy. I’m a big an Etsy fan. As well as having my own shop there, I love browsing and seeing all the amazing beautiful creations form all kinds of talented makers around the globe. It’s incredibly inspirational so I’m taking a break from my own designs this week and spreading the love to some super talented designers!