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 […]

Pink, Pink, Pink!!!

I tend to steer clear of pink usually but I seem to have gone pink crazy in the last week.  I think it could be that I’m longing for spring flowers.  The crocuses have appeared but I’m desperate for Daffs and Tulips.  I’ve been working on three projects that all have pink in them and […]

Granny Blanket Finished!

Well, here is the other blanket I have been working on for the last week.  I’ve had a nightmare taking photographs this morning, the sun is very strong and my camera can’t cope with the contrast.  Anyway, here are some snaps… I’ve used the Granny Square pattern that I blogged a couple of months ago. […]

Field of Flowers Crochet Throw

I’ve been busy, busy this week working on three different blankets.  I haven’t had time to write out any of my designs or sort out the big mess that is my wool stash! I’ve completed a single blanket for Cumbrian Country Crafts.  The colours are gorgeous – I wish I had time to make one […]

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