Christmas, Pattern

Merry and Bright Stars

A super quick festive make! I will be the first to admit that I’m a serial procrastinator... I can be working on one project when my mind wanders off to something else and before I know it, I’ve started something new! Which is exactly how these cute this stars came about! While working on one… Continue reading Merry and Bright Stars

Halloween, Pattern

Halloween Pumpkins

As soon as the weather starts to turn cooler, all I want to do is snuggle under a cosy blanket with a warming drink and make lots of pumpkins! And this year has certainly been no different. Last year, I shared a couple of pumpkin patterns on my blog and I’ve been busy making even… Continue reading Halloween Pumpkins

Tutorials

Block Stitch Granny Square

I absolutely love a good old granny square and mixed with the block stitch, it's a sure-fire winner! The block stitch has been popping up all over my Instagram feed over recent months, so for this year's Granny Square Day, I decided to make a square dedicated to the lovely stitch. I made a beautiful… Continue reading Block Stitch Granny Square

Pattern

Summer Days Bunting

With these seriously hot summer days, there's nothing worse that sitting under warm, snuggly crochet. Quicker and smaller wips are definitely called for! After spending a couple of days desperately trying to get some kind of crochet done while enjoying the summer sun, I decided to abandon the blanket I was working on and focus… Continue reading Summer Days Bunting

Pattern

Rainbow Granny Scarf

Last year, I finally treated myself to a yarn advent calendar. It’s something I’ve want to have at Christmas for the past few years and have spent most of December drooling over the delicious yarn surprises everyone else on Instagram seemed to be getting each day! I decided to treat myself to the Vicki Brown… Continue reading Rainbow Granny Scarf

Christmas, Pattern

Mini Santa Bobble Hats

These super cute Santa hats chocolate orange cosies are the perfect gift for teacher, stocking fillers or decorating your Christmas Day table! There’s nothing worse than your child suddenly surprising you with a teach gift request a mere week before the end of the school term. Even more so at Christmas when postal services are… Continue reading Mini Santa Bobble Hats

Yarn

Dying Yarn – Slow Cooker

Last year, I shared how I've previously dye my own yarns with food colour gels in the microwave, but there are a number of other methods that work really well, including using a slow cooker. One of these ways is using a slow cooker and if I'm honest, this is one method I find a… Continue reading Dying Yarn – Slow Cooker

Pattern

Stay Snuggly Cowl

This super snuggly cowl is quick to make up and perfect for keeping you warm! Now that Autumn is well and truly upon us, nothing beats super cosy scarves, hats and jumpers. As soon as September/October hits, I dig out my woolly makes in anticipation for a sudden cold snap. The beauty of using super… Continue reading Stay Snuggly Cowl

Halloween, Pattern

Oh My Gourd!

Since my last pumpkin post, I've been busy adding to my ever-growing pumpkin patch! My fireplace is looking distinctly seasonal with pumpkins pretty much taken over! I've even bought some Paintbox Simply Super Chunky to make an even larger one for the hearth! Because you can't have too many pumpkins, can you? Pumpkins are seriously… Continue reading Oh My Gourd!

Christmas, Pattern

Bobbly Baubles Pattern

I know, I know! It's only October, I hear some of you cry! We haven't even had Halloween yet! But... it's never to early to get started on those homemade Christmas gifts and decorations! I absolutely adore handmade Christmas decorations, especially crochet covered baubles. Over the years, I have made so many of them and… Continue reading Bobbly Baubles Pattern