My latest project is a replica granny blanket. Way back in the deep, depths of time I designed and made a granny square blanket – see it here. After moving house twice I lost the notes so couldn’t publish the pattern. All I have is the layout plan but no yarn or yardage information. Then, […]
Design has always fascinated me. Designing crochet patterns in particular is very rewarding. From the initial concept to the finished crochet pattern, every step along the way is thoroughly engaging.
I have three crochet pattern books published which are available in America and Britain and have been translated into 9 other languages. See my book page for more information.
My independent crochet pattern designs are all available here. Keep popping back to my site because I’m steadily adding more patterns to my collection.
Spring is almost edging its way upward from the south. The wind carries with it the scent of soil and the hesitant emergence of spring growth. Last Saturday, I walked along the river and found puddles of snowdrops littering the ground. Bird song filled the air with Mr Blackbird singing to the ladies much louder […]
It happens to us all at some point. When knitting goes wrong – dreadfully, hideously wrong – its always a good laugh provided it hasn’t happened to you! Read on to see my calamatous knitting project and please feel free to have a hearty guffaw and snigger at my expense. My tale of woe began […]