Learn how to crochet your own round rag rug using single crochet, half double crochet, and double crochet stitches.
I cannot wait for you to see what these gorgeous Scheepjes Whirls will turn into!! Sophie’s Dream is going to be a riot of colour!
I have walked around with hearts in my eyes ever since I first saw a sneak peek of the new Scheepjes Whirl. I couldn’t wait to get my hands on a cake (or three)! I will admit that I shoved everything else aside as soon as the yarn arrived and have been playing (and playing, and playing) with it for the last 10 days. It has jolted me into a much-needed creative frenzy.
We had the most amazing time in South Africa! Not only did we get to spend quality time with friends and family, but I also went on my first ‘crochet tour’ with the lovely ladies from Be Inspired.
Learn how to make fabric yarn using the continuous loop method. This step-by-step photo tutorial has been adapted from my new book, ‘Big Hook Rag Crochet’.
I am celebrating I Love Yarn Day by showing you some of my favourite yarns. I would love to know what your favourite yarns are.
I am sure you all have plenty of scrap yarn lying around. I certainly do! So today I want to talk about using your scrap yarn (and, let’s face it, making space so you can buy more yarn)! I am also sharing a quick scrap-buster project in the shape of a crochet organza bag (or […]
Transform a dreary snuggle blanket into a thing of beauty using good old dye and a front-loader washing machine. There was nothing that could calm my sons down like being wrapped almost-too-tight and swayed back and forth while I hissed in their ears like a deranged woman.
Oliver the Octopus is a modified Amish Puzzle Ball. He comes apart into 3 segments that can be taken apart and reassembled at will. He is made from upcycled clothes – in this case an old torn Long Tall Sally Jean and a stained baby t-shirt. If you are put off because this project looks […]
Gemina the Crochet Giraffe Puzzle Update July 2014: This pattern is no longer available as a stand-alone pattern. Instead it will soon be available as part of a book by Annie’s Publishing. It feels like years since I posted my last crochet puzzle pattern (although it has just been a month). And so I am […]