Peach Crochet Blanket

Peach Crochet Blanket and Cushions

Peach Crochet Blanket and Cushions After months of work I’ve completed a monster peach crochet blanket and two matching cushions.  Its taken me ages and I’ve completely lost track of how much yarn its swallowed.  Here it is… The colours were chosen by someone else and I think they’ve worked really well as a whole.  […]

flower blanket

Flower Blanket Design for Tracey’s Book

Last year I was commissioned to be a guest designer in Tracey Todhunter’s crochet book.  I was asked to rustle up a flower blanket pattern using gorgeous DMC Woolly.  The design had to include a join-as-you-go method so after lots of uhm-ing and ah-ing I came up with this… Flower Blanket I’m so pleased with […]

The End of the Never-Ending Blanket

I’ve finished the enormous hexagon blanket that I started way back.   Finally!!!  It seemed to go on and on forever, I never thought I’d reach the end. Its been packed and posted off to its new owner and I’m a little sorry to see it go. Its been a long process making this blanket.  8ft […]

Folk Blanket

One week before Christmas I began to work on Dads Christmas present.  A ripple blanket in bright colours and a folky feel.  Folk = scraps in my mind so I rummaged a sizeable collection of Cascade 220 Superwash from the Wool Stash and got hooking. There are splooshes of pink and peach, green and brown… […]

Blanket Commission

Recently I was commissioned to make one of my Blooming Flowers blankets.  I started making the blocks and flowers… I love this design.  Its so bright and cheery.  One day I’ll make one just for me!  Whenever I get a VW camper van (lottery winnings needed) I shall drape one of these blankets over the […]

The Book Blanket cont.

I’ve been working on the Book Blanket. I decided to use pale yellow to edge and join the squares because, well, that was the only colour I had to hand.  I’m not one for patience when it comes to starting a project and lacking the capacity to wait for a yarn delivery of a different […]

A Bit of Knitting

When I say a bit, I mean a lot.  An awful lot.  Enough to keep me busy since November!  Now, this blanket is a commissioned one so I didn’t get to choose the colour.  If I ever see Wendy mode in cypress again I might just scream!  Oh, the browness of it.  Its been a […]

Moving and Ripples

I’ve moved house, but enough about that.  Here’s what I’ve been up to when I wasn’t packing boxes and calming cats…     Five little ripple blankets using a made up pattern that turns out to be exactly the same as Lucy’s Neat Ripple Pattern. Right, more unpacking… Happy hooking! 

retro circle throw

Retro Circle Throw – Crochet Pattern

Meet my Retro Circle Throw! I've just finished writing up the pattern. I wanted to make a blanket of circles in squares because I love just luurvve circles in squares! It's turned out to be a really bright and cheerful crochet throw. I've used three bold colours but you could use plenty more with this [...]
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