spiky waves throw

Spiky Waves Throw

Have you seen my Spiky Waves Throw?  It’s a pattern from my latest crochet book and has to be one of the most satisfying projects I’ve made in a while.  Its a very therapeutic design to crochet and creates a gorgeous blanket that you just want to snuggle under for ages.

meet me in crochet now magazine

Meet Me in Crochet Now magazine!

Oh crumbs – I’m excited.  You can meet me in Crochet Now magazine!  The lovely folks at Crochet Now asked me to write a designer sketchbook containing a little bit about me and how I approached designing for my latest book! I struggled and screwed up my face, huffed and puffed, but managed to write […]

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 […]

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… […]

Planning a Blanket

I made loads of squares for my granny square book and since then, they’ve been neatly piled in a corner of my craft room.  They’ve been moved around and resorted over and over again but always end up in a neat pile in the corner.  Some have still got their labels on. I thought I’d […]

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