My hubby really wanted a dense hat with a basic pattern effect. He also wanted it in camo! I have search the internet and found lots of camo print yarn but nothing which would be easily available. Camo is green and brown, right! So why not mix 2 balls of DK to make my own… Continue reading Ribbed Hat – Custom Made!
I was asked by a work colleague to make an Owl Cocoon. I was provided with the below photo: If the pattern was going to be anywhere, it’ll be on Ravelry! The pattern was really easy to find – Baby Owl Cocoon by ShiFio’s Patterns. I purchased the pattern for £3.54. The patterns covers from premmie to… Continue reading Pattern Review – Owl Cocoon by ShiFio’s Patterns
Yarn bombing AKA Yarn Storming, Guerrilla Knitting, Kniffiti, Urban Knitting & Graffiti Knitting!!! It is a form of street art and I love it! It is a great form of self expression using my fave craft. It shows that knitting and crochet is not just an art for the golden oldies! It is fresh and… Continue reading Yarn Bombing!!! Let’s make it happen?
I have always been drawn to the Dark Side!!! Meaning, I am fascinated with mystical creatures, myths and generally anything goth or steampunk(ish). I wanted to make a cuddly (AKA Amigurumi). I love all of the cute creatures but I wanted something different, something more my taste. As usual, I took to the internet to… Continue reading Crochet Zombie Dolls!
I stumbled across this slouchy hat pattern pretty soon after it was released (December 2016). I loved the stitch effect and thought it would be a great addition to my ever increasing crochet hat collection! I had not made any items created by this designer before and thought I would give it a go! Hook,… Continue reading Hook, Line & Sinker – Rolling Waves Slouchy Hat
When I’m looking to start a new project, I always set out a wish list. For this project I wanted:- To make something wearable for me To be challenged Include some form of open lace work/stitches A pattern from a designer I have never tried before Ravelry is one of my “Tried & True” sites for… Continue reading Pattern Review – Vicky Chan Designs: Jordan
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