Before I got into crochet the children were keen on yarning for want of a better word: sticking yarn to paper, making pom-poms, finger knitting and weaving so I popped a request on Freegle and received quite a few small balls of odds and ends. I’ve since added to these because I started crocheting. I … More Scrapghan with Russian join
I’m really proud of my Elizabeth! When Auntie Flic (my little sis) found out she was pregnant Elizabeth started this blanket for baby Heidi. She wanted it to be big enough to fit over Heidi in her car seat and it has turned out perfectly! Elizabeth has lovely tension and her work is absolutely precise. … More Elizabeth’s corner to corner blanket
These shark slippers made me grumpy. Then they made me happy. Some people who claim to be wise would say my feelings are mine and I shouldn’t let a pair of shark slippers control me…but what can I say? I am flighty and my emotions can be impacted by the slightest of breezes. And definitely … More Shark slippers
I’ve been busy making a cute little blanket for a friend’s expected baby. It didn’t take me long, and took just two skeins of King Cole Riot. The colour is a bit dark for a baby, but my friend Mel is not one to go for pink for a girl or blue for a boy … More Star baby
I’m part of LOTS of online crochet groups, I love em! I regularly block miserable news channels from my Newsfeed on Facebook and now only see pictures of other people’s kids and crochet. I would recommend it, it makes for positive Facebooking. Anyway, if it wasn’t for these groups I wouldn’t have found erganomic crochet … More Clover Amour vs Tulip Etimo
My kids (especially Leon) are totally mad on Adventure Time. It’s a Cartoon Network animation about the Adventures of Finn the human in the land of Ooo. He and his magical dog Jake battle evil (usually in the form of The Ice King) rescue princesses and share the love, Dude. When I saw that there’s … More Jake and Finn from Adventure Time
I recently posted about my Lalylala Kira Kangaroo that I was planning to make for my little nephew. He is expecting a new baby sister in September and when I saw this beautiful design I immediately thought of making the kanga into a big brother and the little Roo into a baby sis. Here he is! I … More Lalylala
I’ve made a dolly! I bought this book: I was a bit worried when I read the reviews that I wouldn’t be able to make ‘My Crochet Doll’ as a lot of people were complaining about the lack of instructions…I have to say I struggled a bit with the head and hair. I read … More Supergirl: my crochet doll
Would you just look at this cuteness!!! I just had to buy the pattern here. She has loads of different Lalylalas to choose from and I can tell you now that I won’t be just making one!! Yeah yeah I’ve got loads of WIPs on the go (that’s works in progress if you didn’t … More Lalylala Kira Kangaroo Cuteness!
This picture is stolen from the internet and I couldn’t find the owner to link back to so I put a note here for the owner to get in touch. I said I would link back to them or take it down completely if that’s what they preferred…well the lady spotted it and sent me … More Sophie: I changed my mind!