When I started out on my crochet journey I came from the land of Knitting, I found the transition a little difficult at first and really struggled with tension. My stitches were all randomly shaped with some ending up too tight to work into! I started on a quest to find the perfect crochet hook….and… Continue reading Hooks – inline vs tapered
Question: Which is the best crochet hook….? Answer: Any of them..!! There are so many different types of crochet hooks, the “best one” is really subjective and completely up to you. Some people love the “in-line” style hooks like Susan Bates, whilst others wouldn’t start a project without their trusty “Clover” hook. If you’re interested… Continue reading Which is the best crochet hook?
The first thing I will say, is that I am in no-way saying that this recipe resembles the Chicken Saag recipes that you get in Indian Restaurants. Reason being that I’m really not trying to!! When I’m working hard, but also trying to eat healthily, I find that I constantly get led-astray by the portions… Continue reading Chicken and Tomato Saagish
As you’ve probably spotted, I’m a little obsessed with Scheepjes Whirl at the moment. Having finished off my Scheepjes Whirl Shawl I’m absolutely loving wearing it, I almost don’t want the summer to come, just so I can keep wearing it….!! OK, I said ALMOST!! come on Summer, hurry up and be here! I decided… Continue reading Liquorice Yum Yum Shawl
I have a million different things to carry round when I’m in the office, pens, pencils, paperwork, notebooks, glasses, phones, wallets, etc and I’ve had ENOUGH of walking 7 paces, stopping to pick something that I’ve dropped up and then dropping everything else whilst I pick that up…only to walk another 10 paces and repeat….so,… Continue reading Lined zip bag
So, one of my “go-to” recipes when I want something tasty but not packed with calories is this Chicken, Leak and Mushroom Pasta Bake. I usually do it to serve two, but its easily modified for one, three, four, five, six, seven, etc up to four hundred thousand…so long as you have a pan (and… Continue reading Chicken, Leek and Mushroom Pasta Bake
I’ve finally finished my Scheepjes Whirl Shawl. I’ve been concentrating on getting it finished instead of my Hygge recently but its now complete. It is a perfect little thing to wrap around your shoulders when the weather is sunny enough to sit in the garden and read a book, but not quite warm enough to… Continue reading Scheepjes Whirl Shawl