My kids grew up with me reading them all the old Fairytale stories. They each had their favourites. Well the older two did. The youngest took great pleasure in making me read a book about combine harvesters, tractors and potato harvesting over and over and over........................ till the very thought of potatoes made me ill. … Continue reading Crochet It’s a Fairytale!
Just doesn't pay to turn your back on your crochet! I put my Scarf/Wrap down for just a minute and when I turned back Moths had attacked it. The little blighters were all over it. They had devoured huge chunks of it and were hanging from the edges! If you feel the need to own … Continue reading I Should Have Used Mothballs Scarf/Wrap
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!
If you must, then please choke me with flowers! I love flowers! I love quirky names! Being in lockdown had me deciding to use up some yarn that had been in the stash for a while. The brain cogs started to turn and the idea for this Bandana Cowl was the result. 'Choke Me With … Continue reading Choke Me With Flowers Crochet Bandana Cowl
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