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 […]
Do you get pains in your hands and wrists when crocheting or knitting?
I’ve been having fun this week using a colour wheel to experiment with colours for some Mandala’s that I’m making. I thought I’d share my thoughts on how to use a colour wheel in the hope that it will help you do some experimentation too!
I thought it might be useful to write about how to block different items that you have knitted or crocheted.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]