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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
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.
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
Pattern available on Ravelry (Click here for link), Etsy(Click here for link) and Love Crochet. This uses simple stitches and surface slip stitch to create an interesting textured look. Stylecraft Batik is used for best results. This is available on Love Crochet. For me the design process is a journey! Yes, I know. You are … Continue reading Just a Little Bit Batik, Shawl, Capelet, Shrug, Wrap.
I speak to so many people about their crochet projects, and the question of gauge comes up often. Many will admit that they NEVER check gauge. I know, I often don't bother. Sure at times you can just pick up your magic wand (hook) and start hooking away and everything will turn out wonderful. This … Continue reading Checking Gauge. Does it Really Matter?
*Ravelry Discount Link in post . For two weeks only (till 26th Aug 19) buy both the Clematis Shawl and the Vintage Clematis Shawl using the code 'Clematis' and get both for $6. * I have a few favourite things in life! Flowers! I love flowers! Many of the things I crochet incorporate flowers in … Continue reading Clematis Crochet Shawl Pattern