Yep, you read that correct. I'll be making a headboard for my bed from scratch. Timber, measurements, and of course the 'piece de resistance' aka the crocheted part. Currently I have an ensemble without anything fancy, and I have wanted to make a headboard for longer than I can remember. So let's hope that I … Continue reading Stonewashed Cora Headboard
Good morning, ok so now it's afternoon lol. If you follow me on Instagram and Facebook you'll see that I have shared the most beautiful little squares that Courtney from Spin A Yarn 32. She is making my Cora pattern into a baby blanket for her cousin and I am so excited to see the … Continue reading ‘Cora’ the baby blanket
This morning I was gazing into the beauty of that which is my succulents. Bathing in what now is the Winter sun and trying to keep warm. Oh that was me, not the succulents lol. It's a bit fresh this morning and is officially the first day of Winter. A couple of weeks ago a … Continue reading Succulents and Propagation
I cannot remember the last time I reviewed a book. It's highly likely that I was still in some form of schooling haha. BUT this is definitely not like a boring book review you did back then... THIS is like being a kid in a candy store! If you're like me, (chances are you're very … Continue reading ‘Colorful Crochet’ in review…
Last Wednesday I went in for an ultrasound on my breasts. After months of pain (which worsened in time) thinking it was just hormones I finally asked told my doctor and he sent me to get it checked. Turns out there is a lump there which sticks out a bit more than normal. So tomorrow … Continue reading Look after yourself!
So this amazing thing happened. I was asked to be apart of a blog tour to launch the book 'Colorful Crochet' by Marianne Dekkers-Roos, her very first crochet pattern book. On the 31st May I'll be running a giveaway where you could WIN a free copy of her book. I'm also making one of … Continue reading ‘Colorful Crochet’ Book Blog Tour
Howdy doody! It's me again... well obviously. I have this goal to post more often and if possible even regularly. But most of the time I feel as though I have nothing to say. And then as it turns out, once I get on a roll, I sometimes can't shut myself up lol. (This could … Continue reading A bit about what I’ve been doing…
Hi there, I'm still here lol. Just busy busy with secret crochet projects and the usual hustle and bustle of life as a mother of three boys (sometimes four if you count their father). I introduce you to my first ever shawl, and item of clothing other than beanies and cowls/scarves. It was so nice … Continue reading Meet Winifred, my first Shawl pattern
Some time last year, I purchased my first ever supply of DMC yarns. I have the DMC Natura Just Cotton (4 ply / fingering weight) and DMC Natura Just CHUNKY!! Since then, it's been the main yarn on my hook. I love working with cotton, it would have to be my favourite type of yarn … Continue reading Yarn that I’m loving at the moment!
Eeeew wow! It's almost the end of January, but it's better late than never, right? Happy New Year hehe. Unfortunately I don't have too much to report as I've been super busy behind the scenes of crocheting, being mum and having the children home for school holidays. BUT today my eldest starts Year 2!! I … Continue reading Happy Belated 2017