You know that moment, that very special moment when you have worked really hard at something so it is unique, one of a kind? You press the publish button on the pattern and fingers crossed, people will like it and want to make it. Today has been a button pressing and publishing day for me! … Continue reading Leadlight Crochet Afghan/Blanket
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!
My daughter has always loved wide headbands and I have been keeping her in stock with them, for as long as I can remember. I noticed that the knitted one I had done for her back in her teens, was looking rather worn. I rummaged through the stash, found some yarn and set about making … Continue reading Dearne Crochet Headband/Earwarmer
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
Sometimes you just need a simple Triangle. Think of all the possibilities! Cushions, blankets, bunting. Or you may have a flat chested doll that needs a bikini! I whipped up this little Triangle as part of a much larger design I have been working on for AGES! I wanted a Triangle with specific angles to … Continue reading Sometimes You Just Need a Triangle
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!