I’ve been beavering away at a new pattern using Scheepjes Whirl and I’m excited to be able to say that the pattern has now been released! As you’ve possibly spotted by now, I love Scheepjes Whirl, however I felt that the knitters amongst us were getting slightly left out of the party. There are a […]
Cross My Heart Crochet Cushion Cover
Fancy making a very simple crochet cushion cover? Look no further, introducing “Cross My Heart” Crochet Cushion Cover Pattern, now available! I’ve recently been working on updating my colour-scheme at home. Because I’m too lazy to paint walls, I decided to raid my stash and get creative with some yarn. I created this crochet cushion […]
How to Two Colour Brioche Rib in the round
I’ve recently released this simple brioche rib cowl pattern. I’ve pulled together this accompanying tutorial to show you how to brioche rib “in the round”. I want to persuade you all that brioche knitting really is simpler than is looks, so go on, go get the pattern (its free until 10th Feb 2019!) find some […]
Who doesn’t want a new bobble hat?
I’m so excited to be able to announce this new knitted bobble hat pattern! Those of you that follow me on Facebook or Instagram will have seen the sneek preview of this hat that I posted last week (too excited to keep it to myself any longer!). After a final test yesterday (and a quick […]
Absent but not idle
Hello! Sorry for the slight hiatus in posting recently, back in the real world I’ve got a new job and its taking a lot of my time, effort and focus to learn all the new stuff I need to know there. I’ve been missing you all though. How have you been? Meanwhile, I’ve not been […]
Zig Zag Fab – Pattern Release – Free until 30th September 2018!
I’m so excited to be able to tell you that my Zig Zag Fab shawl pattern is now ready to release (woohoo!!) You can find it here on Ravelry, the best news is that it is free until 30th September 2018! Thanks so much to my wonderful testers for correcting all the little errors in […]
Lucy’s Lucky Shells – Design Published
A few weeks ago I came out for help testing a new shawl…the shawl with no name. Three wonderful people came to my rescue and following their hard-work and feedback I’m pleased to announce that Lucy’s Lucky Shells Crochet Shawl Pattern is now “live” on Ravelry! If you’re interested you can find it here! I […]
One for the knitters – Introducing the Rainfall Shawl
This super-simple free knitting pattern for a knitted shawl looks effective in any variegated yarn. Knitted using stripes of garter and stockinette stitch with sections of eyelets, this asymmetrical triangle shawl is simple to knit and easily adjusted with two size options given!
Here comes a new Scheepjes Whirl Pattern!
So, although I’ve been a little absent from blogging the past few weeks, I’ve not been absent from yarn. I’ve been very busy finalising a few of my designs.
New Crochet Design – the shawl with no name
Hello friends! I’ve been super-busy over the past couple of weeks working on this new crochet design for a summer shawl. I have just one problem that I need your help with….but more of that later…! If I’m honest its been fighting me a little bit. The main-body is made up of this beautiful shell-pattern, […]
Scheepjes Whirl Pattern – Rough Diamonds Shawl now released
You’ll have seen in this sneak preview that I’ve been creating a new Scheepjes Whirl Pattern. For a few months now I’ve been busy designing and testing a new shawl using Scheepjes Whirl. I LOVE a Scheepjes Whirl pattern! It’s such a lovely yarn to work with! Rough Diamonds – a Scheepjes Whirl Pattern So […]
Another quick and easy Hat Knitting Pattern for you! – This time with cables!
You’ll have seen in this post here that I’ve been designing some new knitted hats. Because I love to share, I thought I might as well share my hat knitting pattern, just in case you wanted to have a go at a knitted hat yourself! This knitted hat pattern is super-quick. Like my other hat […]
Super-quick (and free!) Hat Knitting Pattern
With the weather turning slightly cooler, my mind has turned to winter and Christmas. I love making something to give to friends and family. I really don’t have a lot of time though so I want them to be “quick-knit” type gifts. This knitted hat pattern is super-quick, you can easily make one in an […]
Scheepjes Whirl Shawl – New Pattern (sneak peek!)
I’m sorry…I can’t wait any longer to show you this new Scheepjes Whirl shawl pattern that I have been working on. It’s been a looong time in the making and after several failed attempts, I finally have something that I’m REALLY happy with. Anyone who has been following or reading my blog for a while […]
Learn to Knit for Beginners – Free Scarf Pattern
Hello. I’m hoping you’re here to find the details on the free scarf pattern that I’ve been promising in the Introduction, Lesson 1 and Lesson 2 of my Learn to Knit for Beginners course. If you’ve stumbled in here by mistake then welcome anyway. Fancy a free scarf pattern? You’re welcome to join in with […]
Freddie the Field Mouse (my Free Knitting Pattern) got some Friends!
I’m very very excited to announce that Freddie the Field Mouse (my free knitting pattern – available here!) has got some friends! Thanks to my test-knitters Hennie and AnneDoug (on Ravelry!) First there was Mulberry. She came with an AMAZING poem written by the brilliant Hennie who made her. See the Ravelry post here. Isn’t […]
Free Knitting Pattern…Meet Freddie the Field Mouse
Meet Freddie, he’s a field mouse, but the cute kind, not the “sneak into your kitchen and eat all your food kind”….oh…he tells me that he is the “sneak into your kitchen and eat all your food kind”,
Lorna’s Star Mandala Free Crochet Pattern
New Pattern update! – after my fun playing with colours earlier, I’ve created another couple of Mandala’s You can download it “here” This one has two colour variants, this first one reminds me of a summer’s day so I’ve called it “Lorna’s Star, sunshine on a summer’s day” This second one was designed specially for […]
Mexican Sun Mandala Free Crochet Pattern
What do you do when you have left-over yarn? Make a mandala! This could be used as a coaster or just to look pretty on your desk!
Rippling Waves Afghan Square Pattern
This is my pattern for the extra square that I’ve designed for my “Last Dance on the Beach CAL” blanket (I know….that’s sooo 2016 darling!).
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 […]
Some birds appeared…
This week in the Scheepjes Hygge CAL 2017, we are doing another week of double crochet. Another 59 rows. I’ve still got 10 rows of last week’s double crochet to finish off too!! its not that interesting but I suppose as it doesn’t need any concentration its perfect TV crochet!! Oh, and that hook? That’s […]
It’s been a while…
Hello, its been a while since I’ve blogged. I’ve been very busy with other things and I’ve also been suffering a bit with pain in my wrist (eek, too much crochet?!) so I’ve been taking it a bit easy the last week or so, giving my wrist time to heal a bit. I’ve not been […]