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!
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
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!)
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
So, I decided to try my hand at crochet about a month ago and found that I really enjoy it. I tend to have a bit of a problem of trying to run before I can walk, so bought a few toy kits and had a go at making them. Reading patterns is a bit… Continue reading Let’s try to crochet a giraffe