Crochet Rose Bag

crochet rose bag clutch

Crochet Rose bag, because the first signs of the weather turning are here and I am ready to embrace some spring florals! Although the days in the U.K. are still short and a bit grey, there are signs that spring is almost upon us.  The Florists are selling early tete-a-tete and hyacinths in their bright colours and {Read More…}

Crochet pineapple cushion pattern – it’s a crush!

crochet pineapple pattern

Crochet pineapple cushion pattern – for all the pineapple addicts like me! Pineapples seem to be everywhere! They are on clothes, duvet covers, cups, bags, prints, lights…anywhere you can stick a pineapple it seems there is one!  I spotted these fabulous fruity shoes in Paris recently so it’s not just the UK who is obsessed {Read More…}

Paris crochet inspiration

Paris crochet inspiration

Paris crochet inspiration! I’ve just returned from a wonderful city break in Paris and I have returned with lots of crochet inspiration for some French inspired designs! Pastel heaven at Laduree We visited the French institution of Laduree on the Champs Elysee – an incredible building worth a visit just to admire the stunning interior but of {Read More…}

Free crochet valentine pattern

free crochet valentine pattern cushion

Free crochet valentine pattern, because making something for someone is the best way to show them you love them! I am a big believer in showing someone that you care through the joy of a handmade gift; not only does the recipient receive a beautiful gift; they know that you cared enough to spend time {Read More…}

Happy crochet 2017

Crochet sheep baby blanket

Happy crochet 2017 to you all!  I’ve had a very busy few weeks of crochet pattern writing which is why I have been a bit quiet of late. I finished a baby blanket pattern called ‘Counting Sheep’ for Inside Crochet magazine that will be published in issue 88 on around 31 March.  It’s part of {Read More…}

Crochet fox mitten

crochet fox mittens

Crochet fox mitten – because it isn’t just grownups that need to keep their hands warm! After writing about the fingerless gloves pattern I have just finished (it has gone off to be checked by my amazing friend Claire who has eagle eyes and should be ready shortly), which are for grownup hands, I thought {Read More…}

Crochet fingerless gloves

crochet fingerless gloves

Crochet fingerless gloves, made of silk no less, ready to be wrapped up for Christmas! I have just finished writing this pattern and making, these beautiful crochet fingerless gloves and I am more than a bit in love with them. They are made of 100% silk DK yarn and this means they are wonderfully soft {Read More…}

Crochet mistletoe bunch brooch

crochet mistletoe bunch brooch

  Crochet mistletoe bunch brooch – a great adaptation of a simple pattern! I love to take a simple idea or crochet pattern and think about how it could be adapted or changed to become something else.  I was asked by a lovely lady who wanted a piece of crochet mistletoe if I could make and {Read More…}

Handmade Crochet Flowers bunting

handamde crochet flowers bunting

Handmade crochet flowers bunting in some bright, bold colours! I haven’t done any commissions for a while as I decided to give myself a little break but I have just completed this string of bright and bold handmade crochet flowers bunting! It was a very specific colour palette request to go with a little girl’s {Read More…}

Ruby and Custard Inside Crochet feature

Ruby and Custard Inside Crochet feature July 2016

Ruby and Custard Inside Crochet feature now out!  I was lucky enough to be asked by Inside Crochet magazine to share a bit about the Ruby & Custard book and the space I created it in and it has now been published this month! I love Inside Crochet magazine for the mix of modern patterns and {Read More…}

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