best type of crochet hook for beginners

What is the best type of Crochet Hook for beginners? – Inline or tapered

When I first started crocheting, I wanted to find the best type of crochet hook for beginners. Do you know what I found? The perfect crochet hook doesn’t exist….. …..but before you switch off and think, why bother reading on, let me explain. As a new crocheter, I came from the land of Knitting.  I […]

Which is the best crochet hook?

Question: Which is the best crochet hook….? Answer: Any of them..!! There are so many different types of crochet hooks, the best crochet hook 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 […]

Chicken and Tomato Saagish

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 […]

Scheepjes Whirl Shawl - Liquorice Yum Yum

Liquorice Yum Yum Shawl

As you’ve probably spotted, I’m a little obsessed with Scheepjes Whirl at the moment.  Having finished off my Green Tea Tipple 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 […]

Lined zip bag

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, […]

Chicken, Leek and Mushroom Pasta Bake

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 […]