Happy St David's Day

Happy St David’s Day 2016!

“Dydd gwyl Dewi sant hapus!” (that means “Happy St David’s Day” in Welsh) to you all from Cupboardy Monster and me! The daffodil is the national flower of Wales and you’ll see plenty of people wearing one on St David’s day.  A few years ago I designed a daffodil hexagon pattern with the idea of […]

Winter Hexagon Pattern and Blanket

Winter Hexagon Pattern…and a blanket My latest crochet pattern – Winter Hexagon – is finally written up and available!  Hurrah!  It’s a 5″ hexagon pattern worked in lovely wintry colours. I wanna make it! Buy Here Etsy ShoporRavelry The pattern is available in US and UK crochet terminology and includes a crochet chart. The pattern […]

cupboardy monster

Cupboardy Monster – free crochet pattern

Meet My Crochet Cupboardy Monster Moth-munching, yarn-stash guardian extraordinaire. Cupboardy Monsters sole duty is to banish moths. He’s put to work at WoolnHook HQ as a yarn-stash guardian but he’d be equally welcome and proficient in cupboards and drawers around the house. It comes as an added bonus that he’s super handsome and snazzy. See […]

crochet owl

Crochet Owls – Meet Archimedes and Bubo

The Crochet Owls I’ve been busy designing a cute little crochet owl.  Archimedes, as he’s named, turned out so super in Cascade 220 that I made him a friend using Sirdar Hayfield Bonus DK whom I named Bubo.  They work up nicely in either worsted or DK weight yarn and the colour options are endless.  […]

crochet foundation chains

How to Crochet Foundation Chains

Crochet Foundation Chains Foundation chains are the start of all crochet patterns worked in rows.  There are alternatives to the foundation chain which I’ll be covering in the future but this guide will help show you how to crochet foundation chains and get your crochet work off to a stable start.  We’ll begin by looking […]

Ruby Rosanna Cot Blanket

Project:  Ruby Rosanna Cot Blanket I’ve just started a new crochet project – hurrah!  I’m using my Rosanna crochet pattern to make a little cot blanket.  The original block is worked all in one colour but, for this project, I’m working the petals in a lovely ruby red shade. The yarn I’m using is Stylecraft […]

100 Colorful Ripple Stitches – Ravelry database updated

I’ve added all the patterns from my 100 Colourful Ripple Stitches to Crochet book to the Ravelry database.  Its taken 15 months to get around to doing so but now they are up you’ll be able to link your projects to the patterns. Its been lovely photographing the swatches and adding the data to Ravelry.  […]

crochet website

Welcome to my new Crochet Website

Welcome to my new Crochet Website! The eagle-eyed among you may have noticed that woolnhook.com now sends you to leoniemorgan.com, my new crochet website.  I’ve moved house from Blogger to my new WordPress site.  From now on all my online stuff will be housed at www.leoniemorgan.com so make sure you bookmark the site address and […]

Big Framed Flower – Crochet Pattern

Here’s my latest crochet design – Big Framed Flower Square …   Big Framed Flower is a 10 inch block worked in seven different colours.   The colours are lovely and bright and remind me of summer flowers. The block works up nice and quickly worked in Cascade 220 Superwash and a H (5mm) size […]

American Star Afghan Block crochet pattern update

The latest in my pattern updates is this 12 inch American Star Afghan Block. I’ve downgraded the pattern difficulty to Easy by changing a couple of the rounds to make it less challenging.  Why do something difficult when there’s an easy option?!! The original design was a bit bland and needed a new lease of […]

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