Camping, Granny Blanket and Bavarian Crochet

I’m busy packing my bags today, I’m off to spend a few days camping in the Llyn peninsular.  I can’t believe how much stuff we are taking!  My fingers are crossed that the Weather Gods will see fit to send us sunshine and not horrendous rain – like last time. Before I go, here are […]

I’ve finished!! YAY!

I’ve just finished weaving in the ends of my latest commissioned blanket.  The pattern is my Irish Rose Afghan pattern.  I made an extra 12 squares so that the blanket will cover a double sized bed.  The yarn used is Sirdar Calico which I hadn’t used before but really like now.  It’s turned out absolutely […]


I’ve been really busy going here and there so haven’t been blogging much lately.  But, I have been plodding along with my latest crochet project.  I’m making an Irish Rose Afghan in Sirdar Calico.  The pattern is available for purchase in my Ravelry Store.  I really like working with the yarn and it blocks really […]

Shopping Bag and stuff

April was a very busy month and I did a lot of sightseeing, exploring and walking. After my busy days out, I’ve been working on two blankets for commission.  Both blankets are for Meg at Cumbrian Country Crafts.  This one is a king size blanket in gorgeous colours edged with blue.  It’s my favourite one […]

free crochet pattern octagon flower

Free Crochet Pattern – Octagon Flower

A free crochet pattern Octagon Flower for all my blog follwers.  You may recognise this pattern from one of my earlier posts (Stuff I’d forgotten all about).  I’ve finished writing up the pattern and it’s available free from my Ravelry Store just to say thank you to all my followers and the lovely comments you […]

retro circle throw

Retro Circle Throw – Crochet Pattern

Meet my Retro Circle Throw! I’ve just finished writting 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 design […]

shabby chic granny square throw

Shabby Chic Granny Square Throw – Pattern

TA DA! My Shabby Chic Granny Square Throw is completely finished!!  Here it is draped on a garden chair.  I should have taken a more arty shot but just couldn’t wait! Shabby Chic Granny Square Throw   The design is a mixture of different sized granny squares and worked in a range of pinks, yellows […]

Snowdonia and Granny Squares

Well, I’ve been busy crocheting granny squares as usual.  I did manage to escape to Snowdonia for a couple of days last week (I took my crochet hook and wool) and had a wonderful time and beautiful weather!  Here are a few snaps… Great Ormes Head   We drove around Great Ormes Head on the […]

new baby blanket

New Baby Blanket

A new baby blanket made from different sized granny squares – finished!!! I’ve been busy making lots of granny squares this week.  I’m working on a king size granny blanket for commission but managed to squeeze in this cute little baby blanket.   The colours are bright and cheerful and the finished blanket is the […]

Stuff I’d Forgotten All About!

Today, finding myself daunted by a mound of tangled wool and mixed up projects, I decided to have a tidy up and sort out.  Well, well, I found some things I’d completely forgotten about.  I found a knitted cardigan I had almost finished (I had to frog it unfortunately, it was far too big), a […]