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
At Yarndale this year, I picked up a 12mm tunisian crochet hook (double ended for luck) because I had never seen one that large before and was intrigued to see how chunky tunisian crochet would work up.
Finally I got round to using it so I wanted to share my creation. I have written up the pattern I used for anyone wanting to have a pop at Tunisian Crochet simple stitchKeep Reading
I’ve recently been revisiting some of the accessories I designed before I started publishing crochet patterns. That sounds grand, but basically I looked at those perennial crochet items I pull out year after year. The things that are so much part of the furniture that I kinda forgot I designed them!Keep Reading
Diamonds, Leaves or Circles? What do you see?
Perceptions is a deceptively simple crochet shawl / triangle scarf pattern which can be worked with almost any yarn and hook. I use the term scarf and shawl interchangeably here as it can be worn both ways!Keep Reading
What’s in a name? Snood v Cowl
Over Christmas I was commissioned to make some snoods for a friend’s children. After doing some research into what size a child’s snood might be, I got to wondering where a snood turned into a cowl. The words are often used interchangeably, but they are actually different items.Keep Reading
When browsing in my local Hobbycraft store recently, I came across the Chinchilla yarn from James C Brett (aff). Whilst I don’t normally work with fashion yarns, I could not resist giving this a try as I’ve never felt a yarn so soft and cuddly – there was no way I could leave this on the shelf!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
This design takes elements from filet crochet to create a representation of a keyboard and mouse. Inspired by the very keyboard I type on, the QWERTY Wrap is wide enough to be worn round your shoulders as a shawl at you desk but still slim enough to wear as a scarf on your commute!Keep Reading