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 […]

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 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 […]

Magic Loop Technique

I’m using the magic-loop for a few of the designs that I’m thinking of at the moment so I thought I’d put up a tutorial for how I do it.  There are a lot of variations so this isn’t the only (or even best!) way, its just the way that works for me! Step 1 […]

Attic24’s Cosy Stripe Blanket – My way! (Part 1)

  I’ve really been loving this cosy stripe blanket pattern published by Lucy at Attic24 (you can find it here! Cosy Stripe Blanket).  She has a fab tutorial on her website and in-keeping with her encouragement, I decided to create in “colours that make my heart sing”….this is what I did to create my own […]