The Chakra Shawl was designed to keep me warm at the end of my yoga class through the transition from active movement to rest (savaasana). It is A simple elegant triangle shawl designed to reflect the chakra system with colour coded tapestry and surface crochet elements.Keep Reading
Infinity scarves are awesome. For one thing, they don’t fall off like traditional scarves do sometimes. You can wear them as a single loop, or wrap them double to keep your neck and ears super cosy.Keep Reading
It’s not surprising that the French have many versions of the word kiss. Bisou is one of them and is typically used to signify affection between close friends or romantic partners.
In my old day job, one of my colleagues had a t-shirt which said Bisou Bisou. I always loved that t-shirt and it randomly popped into my head a week or so back, along with the idea of using tapestry crochet to put it on a cushion!Keep Reading
In my continued effort to bust my way through my stash, I have put together a super quick cotton crochet face cloth pattern using some left over yarn from my Pencil Pencil Case Pattern.Keep Reading
The Summer Solstice top is a lightweight cotton geometric summer top which can be worn two ways – with the long side at the front or back. Use as over a bikini on the beach or pair it with a pair of light trousers, shorts or a summer skirt to enjoy the hazy crazy days of mid-summer!KEep Reading
This design was inspired by my love of geometry and as a tribute to so many of the beautiful crochet works of the 60s and 70s.KEep Reading
These quick cute crochet drawstring bags can be used for all sorts including favours, gift bags, jewellery pouches or lavender sachets (check out this how to here).Keep Reading
I have childhood memories of watching catchphrase on early saturday evening TV. There’s something weirdly refreshing about taking things literally (instead of navigating your way through context, subtext and metaphors).
“Say what you see”. That was the… well, the catchphrase of the show. It was also the inspiration for this pattern. A pencil pencil case.Keep Reading
I love simplicity and stripes. My favourite top in the world is a really old white jersey with black stripes. I was wearing it recently and suddenly wondered why I had never tried to recreate it in crochet. So that’s exactly what I did!
Life is better when you keep it simple!Keep Reading
This brightly colour cotton shawl is perfect for those spring and summer days where you just never quite know what the weather is going to do! Though the version pictured is made from brightly coloured cotton aran yarns, this pattern also lends itself well to any yarn and hook. You start at the point and keep going until you reach the size you want or run out of yarn!Keep Reading
As a last minute christmas gift, I adapted the pattern and used finer yarn to make small tree tree decorations – if that makes any sense.
Here’s one I popped in a Christmas Card to my step mum who lives overseas and who loved it! I thought this was a lovely small way of sharing handmade so wanted to share the pattern with you too.Keep Reading
Introducing the Pin me Sunshine Pin cushion. Bring some sunshine into your crafty life!
The name was meant to be a play on the song “Bring me sunshine” (I’ve had the Morcambe and Wise version in my head ever since) but I think that may be a bit tenuous, I never was good very good at puns! You can read more about this project on the blog.Keep Reading
This is a super quick fun amigurumi project which is great for a beginner looking to practice their skills! You can read about the inspiration behind this pattern and my love of ideas here (this was my first blog post too!).Keep Reading