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 […]
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.
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 […]
My latest pattern is Bright Kites crochet baby play mat. Or blanket. It could be used as both! The pattern is certainly bright and colourful and perfect for little rolling, wriggling babies. As the play mat is made in cotton its hard-wearing too! At the start of the year I broke my New Year Resolution […]