frequent flyers

To open this blog post with an understatement: There has been a lot going on recently…   There has been a lot of unforeseen changes and as a result of our current global pandemic, most of us have had to adapt out everyday life in ways we have not experienced or could not predict in our lifetimes.  Thank You!  Thanks to everyone everywhere. Everyone has dealt and keeps dealing with the crisis in the best way that is available to us all at any one time.  We have all done our best, we have all adjusted how we could … Continue reading

zealous zephyr

Last time I felt compelled to write a blog post, it was summer time, the weather was warm and crochet blankets were the perfect cover for those chilly evenings.. My giant crochet blankets have just been taken for a trip to the beach, and have returned safely and been washed and put away.  I have been working on all sorts of creative crochet projects between then and now, as well as working out ideas for how to explain to you all, what my crochet work is about and how i want to tell each individual project’s story: the significance … Continue reading

spirited sweater

Short but sweet, this one, but i really DO want to show off this creation: Can everyone please appreciate my modelling moves as well… Well, what can i say – the rationale for making this jumper was to create something rainbow that i can actually wear…  Because i have been looking at Instagram and just generally looking at pictures of crochet and jumpers and thanks to @bohemianstyle_crochet and their Instagram inspiration, i started convincing myself i do indeed need to make myself a jumper out of crochet (considering how much crochet items i make and how much i love … Continue reading

back on track

What have i been up to creatively since the last entry?  Mish-Mash of creative activities to be honest;  there ARE a few patterns lurking in the murky black waters of my to do list; for example, meringue stitch adapted into a pentagonal stained glass inspired blanket and summer cotton over-sized hats (watch out!  it is never to early to start preparing for the next summer…).   Worth mentioning is that I have made a seventies inspired tea cosy for a present following a fabulous Ravelry pattern which was well received and is pictured below… I have been mostly delving … Continue reading

all shapes and sizes

With Winter approaching – even though October and some of November have been quite mild this year – HATS are the word!! The Innocent big knit is now being prepared, my hats have gone a little while ago and will hopefully make the person who gets to own them smile… Age UK are doing a great job and it seems like there has been a few people getting involved this year again, knitting and crocheting hats for a great cause. And once the bottle of smoothie has been drunk, the size of the hats are brilliant for boiled eggs…. … Continue reading

pixie hat pattern

It may be a little early yet to be thinking of winter hats, but if you are to make one for each member of your family – as i can almost guarantee you will have to because they will love yours so much – you better get cracking… Following this new pattern you will make a gorgeous medieval looking, Nordic (Scandinavian) style little red riding hood hat… I love it because it has lots of pompoms…. Yours doesn’t need to include any, but the added bonus of it is that if girls want to wear their hair up the … Continue reading

colour injection

This week i have managed to finish the next pattern in the long line of Fluffy meringue crochet lace items created by The Creative Hook… The title is a bit of a mouthful though…. Are you ready? Rainbow fluffy meringue stained glass crochet pentagonal sleeveless top. aka Colour injection It is rainbow because it has bright rainbow colours in it, it is very fluffy because of the pattern and i have added some extra fluffiness by increasing the size of the picot stitch, and stained glass crochet was something i wanted to try for a while, so i have … Continue reading