Although crochet may look very difficult to do, it is actually very easy once it is broken down into the separate stitches. To give an example, a friend whom I taught how to crochet was making a crocheted blanket after her third short lesson and she already knew all the basic stitches. My grandmother, my… Continue reading How I Learned to Crochet
Zero the dog, Sparkles the unicorn, and other bits and pieces In my last post I spoke about the baby shower gift I had made for a friend. It contained a few toys, as well as two beanies. All the patterns I used were free (yay!) and I’ll link to each of them below. Zero… Continue reading Baby Shower Gifts – Crocheted and Knitted
Behold! The peacock shawl is finished!
At last I have some of the glove patterns ready for you! (These are free to download, I only ask that you link back here and not share them without attribution — thank you!) The patterns are easy enough for beginners, and are highly customisable when it comes to sizing, so you can use the… Continue reading Glove Patterns, an FO, WIPs, and Plans
Fingerless gloves — done! Wrist warmers — One pair done! Bunny hat — done! Other stuff — in progress! Now to find the time to write all the patterns down, post them, and write some proper blogposts for them. As you can see from my lack of posting, I’ve been a bit side-tracked. “What could… Continue reading Lots of Finished Objects – just no time for blogging
here are oodles of patterns — both free and paid — available, but I have decided to make one of my own as I was specifically asked for Marvel-themed gloves.
Although 2017 is only a few days old, I am pleased to already have a FO and a new WIP. The wrist warmers which I made as a Christmas present were also finished in time and the receiver loved them (yay!). The pattern for them is at the bottom of the post. The Eilian/Greengage Shawl… Continue reading A Green Shawl, Wrist Warmers, and 2017’s First WIP