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!
Freeform Crochet is about letting go and throwing all those rules and patterns out the window! If you are like me, you only ever read instructions on anything (and I mean anything), if there is no other choice. In Freeform, there are no rules, no instructions. If I want to put that stitch there I … Continue reading Freeform Crochet! Where is that Pattern?
A very good friend asked me to make a Cowl for her. I had been playing around with Star Stitch at the time and so felt it was a good idea to use it in this Cowl. I also named this after my friend. Sometimes in life, if you are lucky enough you have … Continue reading DD Crochet Cowl/Neckwarmer
Maybe it is just me. Who knows! But being a Crochet Designer I wonder what a nice word or comment costs? Does it cost an arm and a leg? Will people be punished and have their crochet hooks confiscated for a week, if they leave a nice comment and do they get bonus points if … Continue reading Nice Words For Sale! Going Cheap!
I Love Flowers! I Really Love Sunflowers! Sunflowers make you smile! So who doesn't want to walk around with a Sunflower on their head? My testers and I had fun with this one. Fun to make and fun to wear. This is available in several sizes: Baby 17-inch circumference • Toddler -18-inch circumference • … Continue reading My Very Own Sunflower Crochet Hat
What a day! Got home from the gym and intended to do the last two rounds of the third and final colour change on my Leadlight Blanket. I have been working on this solid for ages trying to get this section done. 96 Bobbins on the go at once. I could see the finish line … Continue reading Don’t You Hate it When Snakes Stop You Crocheting!
I truly love my Clover Hooks. They are easily my hook of choice. BUT... I do have one minor gripe about them. Why don't they separate the colours just slightly better? I have lost count of the times I have had to frog a project, due to picking up the 3.5mm instead of the 3mm. They … Continue reading Clover Crochet Hooks and A Bit of Whirl!