What is it all about? Having a Pattern Tested is a huge part of the Design Process. I would like to think I am perfect, but it is certainly not the case. I make mistakes! My longsuffering testers find these and point them out. We then work together to make certain that the pattern is … Continue reading Become a Crochet Pattern Tester
You know how sometimes, edges for a blanket are not always perfectly straight! No matter how hard you try, things just end up wonky! There could be a heap of reasons for this: Maybe you have joined shapes together and they are a bit in and out in places. You could be someone just starting … Continue reading How to Make a Straight Edge for a Crochet Border
A while back I started a sizing chart, just for my own records, so I could reference it at a later date and easily see just what sizes I had used, for things like blankets, scarves and hats. I decided to put the information from my own crochet experiences, into a reduced smaller chart. So … Continue reading Crochet Sizing Chart for Hats, Scarves and Blankets!
I can do anything with a Big Ball of String, or yarn, as the case may be! We all have our favourite or 'go-to' things. I know I do. I have several design techniques that I tend to default to, when working up a new design. I like to work borders for Blankets, … Continue reading The Mystery of Surface Slip Stitch!
Find a person, with a head and wrap it in material. There, done! No, not really, just kidding! INTRODUCING MALLORY! Mallory has recently signed on, to do some modelling for Auburncraft Designs. I carried out some extensive interviews, as I am rather particular, as to who works for me. Mallory was the successful applicant. Now … Continue reading Introducing Mallory & A ‘How To’ Cover A Head in Fabric.
How To Make Your Own Clay Handles, At The Bottom of Page. When life gives you lemons make lemonade! So the saying goes! Over the past 10 odd years, I have made that much lemonade that I could open a lemonade franchise, to rival any of the big companies! This week alone would be a … Continue reading Make Lemonade and Clay Hook Handles!