Crochet raffia bag pattern

Crochet raffia bag pattern – not one but two! My latest commission from Simply Crochet magazine was for two crochet raffia bag patterns and they were so much fun to create! I used Rico Designs Creative paper which is (as you might guess from the name) is yarn made of 100% paper fibre but it {Read More…}

Learn to crochet!

Learn to crochet – it’s not as hard as you may think! One positive thing from the global pandemic is the rise in interest in crafting. It turns out that lots of people have used the extra time spent at home to get creative!  It may seem intimidating at first, but the beautiful art of {Read More…}

Dinosaur applique crochet pattern

Dinosaur crochet applique pattern now available in Simply Crochet issue 106! This is a really fun dinosaur design to turn any garment into a ‘roarsome’ bit of fun! The design is really quick to make and uses DK yarn – I used Paintbox Yarns Cotton DK because I love the quality and the amazing choice {Read More…}

Terry’s Chocolate Orange Chicken

Terry’s Chocolate Orange Chicken – ready for Easter! Ok, so I might have become a little bit obsessed about crocheting around chocolate items (see Cadbury’s Creme Egg Cover pattern for more evidence) and maybe it is the effect of lockdown that keeps me reaching for chocolate items but I am little bit obsessed with these {Read More…}

Cadbury’s Creme Egg Cover

Cadbury’s Creme Egg Cover ready for Easter! Cadbury’s Creme Eggs are part of Easter in my house – they are the perfect antidote to the long Winter evenings with their delicious chocolate shell and wonderful gooey interior…bliss! My crochet egg pattern has been a long-term favourite as it creates a beautiful hanging decoration perfect for {Read More…}

Free crochet Christmas tea cake cover pattern

Free crochet Christmas tea cake cover pattern! Ok, I know we haven’t even got as far as Halloween yet but I was contacted by the fundraising team at St Luke’s Hospice, Cheshire who are running a campaign to raise funds through the sale of knitted Christmas puddings which cover a Tunnocks tea cake. For anyone {Read More…}

Free crochet rainbow pattern for the NHS and Pride

Free crochet rainbow pattern to brighten any day! In the UK the rainbow has become a symbol of hope, with hundreds of thousands of people putting pictures of rainbows in their windows as part of the Global Rainbow Trail. There is also a free story from the NSPCC called ‘The Cloud and the Rainbow’, which {Read More…}

Crochet Easter Egg decoration

Crochet Easter egg decoration – The snow may be back but my lovely Easter tree is providing some much needed colour in my house! My pattern for a crochet Easter egg decoration is one of my favourites, it’s quick to make and the little eggs look lovely hanging on the tree I bought in Hobbycraft last {Read More…}

Circus of Love cushion crochet pattern

Circus of Love cushion crochet pattern finished! I have been busy this month working on a pattern to be featured in issue 71 of Simply Crochet magazine. It has just been finished and sent off to be photographed ready for publication in May 2018! The cushion’s lettering is inspired by the writing found at the circus and {Read More…}

Inside Crochet Animal Booties Pattern out now!

Inside Crochet animal booties pattern now available! My pattern to make monster, bunny rabbits and lion booties is out now in issue 99 of Inside Crochet magazine! You can buy it online here, or of course it is available in all good shops!  Featuring 23 patterns it is a bargain at just £5.99. Millie xxx


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