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
The Dragonfly Patch Crochet Blanket What could be better than a patch of dragonflies? I love dragonflies and am always looking at new ways to incorporate them into my designs. I really have a thing for Dragonflies! I love days where you see them! A buzz of wings and they are gone on their way, … Continue reading The Dragonfly Patch Crochet Blanket
Winter Snowflake Keyhole Head Warmer. I few weeks ago when I started making keyhole head warmers, I had no idea that I would end up doing 5 different stitch designs. It just sort of happened.! I'd finish one and then there would be another stitch idea in my head that was clammering to get out. … Continue reading Winter Snowflake Keyhole Head Warmer Crochet Pattern.
I bounced out of bed this morning knowing that today was a pattern launching sort of day. I had a spring to my step that can only be achieved when a pattern has made its way through testing and is ready to leave home and find its way to places like ravelry and etsy. I … Continue reading Not For Summer Keyhole Head Warmer Crochet Pattern
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?
This shawl was so much fun to make! Each time I added one of the little clovers that hang at the end, it felt like such an achievement. And they look so cute!!! Working from a Scheepjes Whirl cake is always a blast. The excitment of reaching each colour change in the yarn cake! I … Continue reading Fishing For Luck Crochet Shawl
Following on from my two triangle shawls, Clematis Shawl and Vintage Clematis Shawl (shawl pictures and links at bottom of page), and at the suggestion of one of my testers, I designed this really cute Christening blanket. The pattern is available on Ravelry (click here) and Love Crochet (click here). The blanket is named after … Continue reading Amanda Christening Blanket