The Secret Garden

I’m very excited about this blog post, because I have some brilliant news to share, and in connection with that, I am also finally going to be sharing pictures of my latest design. The pattern is going to be posted on Thursday 1st February (giving me time to finish tidying it up!), but since you … More The Secret Garden

The Starry Night

So in my last blogpost I said that there was one more Christmas present I still had to show you, but that it needed its own post. This is it. This is Van Gogh’s The Starry Night, rendered in freeform crochet. Before we go any further into exploring this, let me stress that this was … More The Starry Night

Post-Christmas ta da!

I hope you all had a great Christmas 😀 mine was mostly quiet and peaceful, with lots of lovely yarn and lots of lovely food. And now that’s over, I can share some of the projects I’ve been working on over the autumn, because everyone now has their gift 🙂 This is Esther Chandler’s Summer … More Post-Christmas ta da!

Stashbust ta da!

Sometimes you’ve just got to stash bust. You’ve just got to. Part-balls and full balls and random bits and pieces that just have to be used. Storage space stuffed to the maximum. Bags of yarn spilling over into other areas of the house. No room for purchasing more yarn for another project (like, say, my … More Stashbust ta da!

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

Ta da!

As promised yesterday, pictures of the baby blanket I’ve worked up over the last fortnight. It’s been washed and blocked and now it’s all ready to go off to the mother-to-be, whose first child is due in May. It’s a paid pattern (though not an expensive one), Rings of Change by Frank O’Randle. I used … More Ta da!

Ta da!

My stash-bust blanket is finished 😀 hurrah for a quick and easy project to keep my hands busy and my brain relaxed. All the details of what hook and yarn I used and what size squares I made can be found here. I added in some cream, because I could see I wasn’t quite going … More Ta da!