In my opinion there’s nothing nicer than giving a newborn baby a beautiful handmade item as a gift. I’ve mentioned before that I’m not particularly fond of gender stereotyping when it comes to colours and don’t like the ‘blue for boys, pink for girls’ mentality that most people have. That being said, I do appreciate… Continue reading Baby Stuff
Well I’ve only gone and opened a flippin’ shop! Katie Lou Makes Stuff is open for business! Okay, well it’s not quite a real shop, it’s an online Etsy shop, but a shop is a shop is a shop! I’m so excited! Loads of people were telling me to do it because I keep churning out loads of… Continue reading I’ve opened a shop!
Blogging is hard. No wonder so many people give up! I have so many ideas, so many thoughts running through my brain about projects, patterns, colours and general chatter that I worry about getting it out in some semblance of order! I’ve decided that I’m just going to get stuff our, regardless of anything else.… Continue reading Higgly Piggly nonsense, colour and fun!
I had taken a bit of a break from amigurumi recently whilst I made a few blankets. My best pal requested a fox for her birthday and I remember seeing one in a book I borrowed from the library a few months ago. I went back and took it out again, it is Crocheted Wild Animals… Continue reading Crocheted Wild Animals – Vanessa Mooncie
I am a crochet machine! I can’t believe the rate in which I’m getting through projects! Because cross stitch is such a time consuming craft, I’m not used to finishing things so quickly! It’s actually brilliant because it means I get to do lots of different things and use lots of different yarns. As I’ve… Continue reading There’s just no stopping me!
I seem to have a terrible habit of flying through projects without properly photographing my progress as I’m going along. I’d like to say it’s because I do a lot of crocheting in the evening and the lighting in my flat is awful, but the truth is I forget, which means I have a tough time… Continue reading A few quick makes
So it would appear the crocheting is taking over my life. It’s not a complaint, I love it, as I have mentioned in the past, it’s just that there’s not enough hours in the day to do it all! I had a week off work last week and spent every single day hooking away. I met… Continue reading Obsessed with Crochet