I have moved over to the dark side and started knitting. Nah! Just kidding! Why would I want to do that? I am just helping my mother out. My mother wants to knit baby hats to donate to a local hospital, and she has been having trouble getting started. She used to knit a lot … Continue reading Crochet/Knitting Rivalry! A tongue in cheek look!
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?
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!
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 have been in the process of a new design (aren't I always). It started out simple enough as, a child hat pattern. Then of course it grew. Before I knew it I had done calculations for 5 sizes. I got the child size made and was working on an Adult version, when I … Continue reading The Yarn Stash, Swallowed My Sunshine!
Find a person, with a head and wrap it in material. There, done! No, not really, just kidding! INTRODUCING MALLORY! Mallory has recently signed on, to do some modelling for Auburncraft Designs. I carried out some extensive interviews, as I am rather particular, as to who works for me. Mallory was the successful applicant. Now … Continue reading Introducing Mallory & A ‘How To’ Cover A Head in Fabric.
How To Make Your Own Clay Handles, At The Bottom of Page. When life gives you lemons make lemonade! So the saying goes! Over the past 10 odd years, I have made that much lemonade that I could open a lemonade franchise, to rival any of the big companies! This week alone would be a … Continue reading Make Lemonade and Clay Hook Handles!