I really enjoy doing amigurumi. Making cute cuddly toys just makes me happy, and happiness is something that I always welcome 🙂 So, when I stumbled across a cute little crocheted giraffe on my travels through blogland I knew that I just had to make someting similar for myself. Off to my leftover scraps from… Continue reading Introducing Gerald! Ta-dah!!
So just over a month ago, S’ s mum and I were talking about my latest crochet projects. I briefly mentioned a blanket I wanted to make, to which she said how much she would like a crocheted blanket for
As you may have noticed I am a bit of an addicted hooker. I just find the rhythm of crochet so soothing, and if you go wrong it is easy to undo and re-do (without all the stress of picking up stitches that comes with knitting). SO it is essential to have the right… Continue reading Crochet Hooks & hands…
This all sounds a bit fancy, but it is simply a lovely garter stitch scarf/shawlette, with a lace edging I finished knitting a few weeks ago. I used a lovely self patterning yarn called “Sirdar Baby Crofter DK”, and I think it has turned out lovely! The pattern is free on Ravelry, my project… Continue reading A Little Bit Bohemian
OK I hold my hands up! I am a terrible blogger, so slap me now! Mind you over Christmas and New Year there hasn’t been a lot of crafting going on either! So what has been going on? My Mystery Shawl Knit-a-long didn’t go to plan – Life got in the way – I… Continue reading Bad Helly!
As you may have guessed, I am rather fond of knitting and also of setting challenges for myself. So I decided to sign up for a Mystery Knit Along. For those of you who have no idea what I am talking about, a “Mystery KAL” is where a group of knitters all knit the same… Continue reading Mystery Knitting – eek
As you may have seen a few days ago I was prattling on about how awesome I thought Amineko (crocheted cats) are. I bought the book got out my awesome KnitPro crochet hook and off I went! A few hours later, some poly pellets and polyfill and my first Amineko was born. He was really… Continue reading Amineko #1 TA-DAH!!!