Well after the cliff hanger of the last part where my pieces were rippling and curving up I decided to carry on with part 3 and see what happened. The pattern starts with a row of sc then goes onto to create an interesting flower like design by doing sc in a few stitches, then … Continue reading Sunshine and showers – Part 3
I'd been really looking forward to part 2 of this blanket. The first part was nice but I fancied something a bit more challenging and intricate, in this part I certainly got it. Jane says that her inspiration for this June section of the blanket was the colours and feeling of an English garden in … Continue reading Sunshine and showers – Part 2
So with all my preparation complete I was ready to start the first part of this crochet along by Jane Crowfoot. Before I started I decided to cut off a small section of each colour of wool and stick it to a piece of paper with the name of the colour written alongside it. My … Continue reading Sunshine and Showers – Part 1
In the last few months I have been so busy making commissioned pieces that I was starting to miss making something for myself. I really wanted to make a blanket as I want to bring more crochet items into my interior decor. So I have decided to start the Crochet-a-long for the Sunshine and showers … Continue reading Sunshine and showers – Preparation
Bit of a change in tone for me to do something about mental health, I normally like to keep it upbeat and about the pictures. However I wanted to do a blog post about the impact of crochet on my mental health as it has been very important to me in the past and continues … Continue reading Crochet and mental health
When I started this blog the idea was that I would write about the projects I've been working on. However things have kind of got away from me! I have been inundated with commissioned orders and have been so busy doing them that the blogging and pattern development have got away from me. I've made … Continue reading Long overdue update: Going from strength to strength!
Wow what a great first week I have had! I have now got so many commissions that I have now had to set up a waiting list! Lovely problem to have. By far the most popular item are baby booties that look like converse trainers. They are a bit fiddly to make but lots of … Continue reading Doctor Who C2C and past projects
I am really excited to be finally getting up and running on this new venture of mine. This blog is going to be about all things crochet related. I will feature items I have made and current works in progress (or WIPS to use crochet slang). I will also be looking at what’s hot in … Continue reading I now declare Lucy loves loops open!