Like most crocheters, I have amassed quite a significant amount of yarn in varying colours and weights. Whilst this is a good thing in one respect, it is no good for my bank balance, or the already limited storage space I have in my house. I am far too easily swayed by pretty yarn colours… Continue reading Ramblings, bits and bobs
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
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!)
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
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