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
Howdy doody! I cannot believe it's been over 2 months since I have posted. Bit slack but I have been so busy with trying to heal and crochet and do everything else I'm supposed to do. I would firstly like to say a big thank you to my followers! I have cracked the 100 mark. … Continue reading It’s been too long…
Sooo I have an ongoing concussion, insert lots and lots of sobbing. I know it's crazy! I slipped on the weekend and hit my head hard on the tiles. I went back to the doctors yesterday and I am not allowed to crochet till I am better, whenever that will be.... I also have to … Continue reading Concussion and crochet
At the start of the year I set myself a goal to design a cal (crochet along). I started one, then decided to change it a bit and made two versions. Now I need your help in choosing which design should be released. I am asking my Instagram followers and a group on Facebook too, … Continue reading Choose your cal design.
Spring is here (in the Southern Hemisphere anyway) 😀 and what better way to celebrate than crochet a mandala every day for the month of September. This idea is the brainchild from Leah from Snakewood Designs. She asked me the other day if I would like to join in and play as well. It's like … Continue reading Crochet Mandala A Day
Howdy Doody! I thought I'd share a new pattern with you all. So here it is... (this photo is of the crocheted work facing the wrong way, I put the ribbon on back to front 😉 ) Materials: - I used Patons 4ply Cotton in Black - 3.25mm recommended hook - Scissors - Yarn needle … Continue reading Crochet Dream Catcher