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!)
After completing the giraffe a week or so ago, I was left with a ball of brown yarn. I wondered what I could do with it and thought I’d try my hand at crocheting a little robin redbreast. I put my trust in Google to find me a simple pattern and it gave me an easy looking pattern… Continue reading A Cheeky Robin Redbreast
When I first started crocheting, I was introduced to Attic 24 a wonderful blog that is filled with beautifully colourful crochet projects and it inspired me to really keep trying. On looking through her completed projects I saw some beautiful wreaths and I really wanted to try and have a go at making one too. I purchased… Continue reading A Christmas Wreath
It’s done! The trickiest part of all was sewing all the pieces together. As you can see from the image, the arms and legs are not at all the same as each other! I found that working in the round with such a small amount of stitches (12 for the arms and 14 for the… Continue reading The finished article