A blog about sewing, crochet and knitting.Continue reading
I’m supposed to be writing up and sizing patterns for baby booties and hats at the moment. However, as always, it’s much more fun trying out variations on an idea and making things to give away. Here are some booties and a hat inspired by the handsome fly agaric toadstool (amanita muscaria). They are a present for a mum to be.Continue reading
Here are some things you can make with basic crochet stitches.
I wanted to put together a guide to basic crochet techniques for my lovely colleagues at the college where I work. A small group of us are going to spend our “well being” time getting to grips with some simple stitches and projects. The whole idea is to relax and have a bit of fun. So I thought I’d put this out there for the benefit of all beginners.Continue reading
Forays into amigurumi using Aldi crochet kits with the addition of some Noro Kureopatora yarn.Continue reading
Here’s the poncho in action, out on the streets of Whalley Range.
Here is a project I’ve been working on in stops and starts for quite a while now. It’s an experiment in texture and colour. My mum received a mixed bag of yarns which she in turn passed on to me. The yarns were different shades of turquoise and pistachio greens in a range of thicknesses and textures. They had presumably been bought with a project in mind which was never realised. Sounds all too familiar, doesn’t it!Continue reading