This year, a designer friend and I decided to start a Facebook group which combines our love of crochet, our businesses and a whole pile of other people (including other designers) who share our interest. The Designers in our group are welcome to post their patterns on weekends, using the tag #wickedweekend. This is great … Continue reading Two Redheads Crochet Pattern Give-away
I was asked the other day, what is an Afghan? Now, this question was asked in a facebook group dedicated to crochet, and I know what popped straight into my head, me being a self confessed Hooker. But the word covers so much more and it very much depends upon who you ask, as to … Continue reading What is an Afghan?
You know that feeling! You get a brilliant idea and in your head it is epic! This is going to be bigger than Ben Hur (Or that is what the saying is, I think?). You map it out in your head and the sheer magnitude of just how brilliant this idea is, makes your head … Continue reading The Goldilocks Method of Designing Crochet.
Where to start? Asking the question as to why I make is a little like asking someone why they breathe! Lovecrafts Blogger Awards. Link to Lovecrafts https://www.lovecrafts.com/en-au/l/yarns My blog may not be the biggest or have the most followers, but it is mine!!! I always tell people that I crochet because punching people is frowned … Continue reading Why I Make?
I was sent a screenshot recently by a designer friend. It was of a post in a Facebook Crochet Group. The person who posted this was basically looking for affirmation, and for people to say that her actions are okay. What had this person done? They had seen a lovely crochet item, painstakingly designed by … Continue reading Not an Original Idea in Their Heads!!!
Crochet can be a very useful item in so many ways when travelling!!! I recently had the need to travel interstate to Far North Queensland. Only going for a few days, I wanted to pack lightly. This, of course did not apply to my crochet. Crochet falls into the 'Must Have' category when travelling. Who … Continue reading Crochet Anywhere!
If you have ever given thought to entering local events that judge crochet, but have just not been game enough to go ahead, I say re-think this, as entering show, events etc can be a positive thing. Sure I have had a few unpleasant experiences. Take the larger show that miss labelled my king size … Continue reading Crochet… Entering Local Agricultural Shows.