It has been a week of standing on the sidelines and watching many designer friends deal with situations very unique to designers. I decided that it was time for a blog post on the trials and tribulations facing crochet designers. Find yourself a time machine and step back in time fifty years. To crochet you … Continue reading Please and Thank You!
This Bandana Cowl is made using Ice Yarn Kuka 100% wool. I have had this yarn quietly hiding in my stash drawer for some time. I made a pact with myself, that I would attempt to use stash yarn for a few projects and resist the urge to get more. Lockdown sure helped with this … Continue reading Lace Me Up Bandana Cowl.
It all starts with an idea. You want to make something, but you have a few things you want this item to have. You start a checklist: No Gaps.You don't want it to take forever.You would prefer fewer stitches. You find single crochet (US) rather annoying and when it comes in abundance it is enough … Continue reading But I Don’t Want Gaps! A Linked Double Crochet How To!
Like a lot of crazy crochet people during this difficult worldwide pandemic, I have been locked away with my quite substantial yarn stash, whiling away the time crocheting and whipping up designs. I have been drawing up quite a few new designs as my head just refuses to stop doing so. If I am out … Continue reading I Talk To Yarn!
I Just Can't Bear It Crochet Washcloth I have seen these little bears made from normal type towels and washcloths many times. I had not seen any done in a crochet washcloth, so I thought to myself that it was time. These little washclothes are simple to make, great for a last minute gift or … Continue reading I Just Can’t Bear It Crochet Washcloth
What fun it is to see the Dragonflies playing Hide n Seek amoungst the flowers and diamonds. The pattern for Dragonfly Hide N Seek can be found on Ravelry (click here), Etsy click here) and Lovecrafts (click here). Dragonfly Hide n Seek Shawl If you have not noticed or maybe it is your first time … Continue reading Dragonfly Hide n Seek Crochet Shawl
Helpful crochet hints 1: How to find the yarn tail to pull from the centre of the ball: This really depends upon whether the Pixie living inside the yarn ball is in a good mood or a bad mood. They tend to like biscuits, honey and warm milk and so if you speak to them … Continue reading 6 (un)Helpful Crochet Hints That Could Save Your Project! Maybe!