Ross Poldark CAL

Ooh, it looks as though the news is out. Yes, a Ross Poldark CAL will begin on 11th July, and runs for seven weeks. I’ve been working for some time with Pippin Crochet Club and Stylecraft on this joint venture, so it’s lovely to finally be able to let you all know about it. Perfect … More Ross Poldark CAL

Progress report

Don’t you love looking at a pile of crocheted squares, all neat and uniform, ends sewn in and everything? Me too. It makes it look like I’m making such wonderful progress, doesn’t it? And I think it’s fair to say that appearances are not too deceiving, in this case. So far I’ve made twenty-eight 3″ … More Progress report

I’ve been a bit quiet here for the last couple of weeks – sorry! I’ve been busily working on my current blanket design, which is going really well, and I’ve not had spare brain energy to sit down and write a blog post. However! I now have some exciting news to share with you all … More

Colours abound

No matter how many blankets I’ve made, I never quite seem to get over the moment of panic of ‘have I chosen the right colours?!’. Sometimes that moment lasts seconds, sometimes hours, sometimes days. Sometimes it doesn’t happen at all. When I was making the Demelza blanket, I second-guessed my colours right up until I … More Colours abound

One year old

The Demelza blanket is one year old today 😀 it was exactly a year ago that I published the pattern on Ravelry, expecting very little to come of it, but very proud of accomplishing what I’d set out to achieve. It had been hard work, at times demoralising and at times thrilling, but publishing the … More One year old

Thank you all for the lovely comments and reactions to the ‘Eve’s Sunflowers’ blanket 😀 I’m so glad you all like it, and I’m so excited to see other people begin to make it. I’m hard at work on my next blanket – three square patterns are written, so I’m a good third of the … More

Eve’s Sunflowers

I am so happy to finally be sharing this with you all! Ta da! Eve’s Sunflowers blanket. Ohhh, this one was a long time coming, but here it is at last 😀 Look at all those lovely sunflowers! This was a special request blanket. My beloved aunt/godmother, Eve, was admiring another blanket I’d done in … More Eve’s Sunflowers

An announcement

I’ve been sitting on this news for a few months, but it’s now official – I have joined Stylecraft’s merry band of Blogstars! I’m so glad I can share this with you all at last 😀 it’s terribly exciting! I love Stylecraft yarns, and I’m looking forward to sharing that yarn love with you all. … More An announcement