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

Halloween, Pattern

Hello Pumpkin!

Autumn is definitely here now and Halloween is slowly creeping up on us. We've spent afternoons foraging for pine cones and conkers, to be proudly displayed on the mantelpiece with an array of candles. As soon as September hit, my lounge has had the cosy smell of pumpkin spice filling the room! After seeing so… Continue reading Hello Pumpkin!

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Happy Rainbow Granny Square Bag Pattern

Granny squares... who doesn't love them? When I first learnt to crochet, this is the project I started off with and it's the project I started my 12-year-old off on when she started crocheting last summer. They are a simple project but the perfect beginner! Now, it's been a while since I had a good… Continue reading Happy Rainbow Granny Square Bag Pattern

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Crochet Basket Stack Pattern

After making Aimee a new rug for her bedroom, I had a stash of Paintbox Yarns T-Shirt yarn left over and one rainy morning, decided to make her a couple of storage baskets for her bedroom shelves. These baskets are super quick to make, so a perfect project to get done on a lazy evening,… Continue reading Crochet Basket Stack Pattern

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Super Chunky Blanket Pattern

I'm sure I'm not the only one who's guilty of hoarding more yarn that they could ever possibly use! My yarn stash seems to have got a little out of control, so this year, I'm making an effort to get it back under control... or at least, I'm attempting to! I have a couple of… Continue reading Super Chunky Blanket Pattern

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Birthday Balloons Pattern

These cute little amigurumi balloons are the perfect decoration to brighten up any celebration, and even better... there's no plastic waste afterwards! They're super quick and easy to make so won't take long at all. I decided to whip up a couple of little balloons to brighten up the table for my daughter's birthday recently,… Continue reading Birthday Balloons Pattern

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Snuggly Pom Pom Hat

One of my favourite winter makes has got to be snuggly cosy hats. You just can’t beat wrapping up in the cosiest of winter woollies on a chilly day.The beautiful ridge effect is made up of rows of camel stitch, which is an easy technique to learn and gives it added comfort and coziness.Camel StitchA… Continue reading Snuggly Pom Pom Hat

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Basic Stitches – Chain and Single Crochet

The majority of all crochet projects use the basic crochet stitches. They are all easy to learn and once you have mastered them, can be incorporated into any crochet piece. Chain Stitches A chain stitch is used to create foundation rows for all crochet pieces and will be the first stitch to learn. Every pattern… Continue reading Basic Stitches – Chain and Single Crochet

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Granny Square Wall Hanging Pattern

Wall hangings can add an instant pop of colour to any room and make a fantastic addition to your home. The below pattern is easy and quick to make, perfect for a lazy afternoon of relaxing crochet! To make this wall hanging, you will need the following: DK weight yarn in a variety of colours… Continue reading Granny Square Wall Hanging Pattern