After I finished Marilyn, I was browsing around Ravelry for inspiration and found an amazing dragon! (Pattern here). I knew I wanted to do it immediately and decided to use the lovely green Women’s Institute yarn I bought with my Christmas Hobbycraft Voucher. I started by making two really tiny rounds and attaching them together to make a… Continue reading A rather ambitious project
Well, an elephant to use its official title! Firstly, I must apologise. I did an absolutely terrible job of photographing this project as I was doing it. Truth be told, I do the majority of my crocheting in the evening, so I never have any natural light in which to take photos, so again I… Continue reading It’s a Heffalump!
Whenever I near the end of a project, my mind starts thinking about what I’m going to do next. As seems to be a recurring theme, I saw a picture on facebook of an old friend and his baby daughter whose nickname is ‘bearcub’. This inspired me to make her a bear of her very… Continue reading My own build a bear workshop
Firstly, a very happy new year to everyone! I hope it brings you inspiration, happiness and as much yarn as you could ever want! I am very lucky to follow my nan when it comes to being crafty and creative. She is an extremely talented, self taught knitter and crocheter and I was very lucky… Continue reading Crafty Christmas Haul
With Christmas fast approaching, I was aware of the fact I needed to get one of my very best friends a gift. Her favourite colour is purple and I just happened to see the most beautiful sparkly purple yarn on offer, 3 balls for £2. I figured a scarf would be the quickest and most useful… Continue reading A few Christmas makes
Sorry, bad post title. but I couldn’t help it. So, after finishing the wings, I moved onto the beak, flower and eyes. They were all easy enough, but when it came to the blue around the eyes, I was introduced to a stitch I’d never done before; it’s called ‘crab stitch’ or ‘reverse double crochet’. The… Continue reading Owl always love you….
Yet another hobbycraft purchase! At £8 it really is a bargain. (I was lucky enough to get it in the Black Friday deals for £6.40!). Included in the box is an assortment of coloured yarns, 2 buttons (for the eyes), toy stuffing, a 3mm crochet hook, tapestry needle, a ‘how to crochet’ instruction booklet and full… Continue reading Owl really enjoy doing this project…. (badoom tsh!)