This weeks round up…

It’s been a busy week for my hooks… 🙂 Firstly, I’m really excited to be designing something for the Hobby Craft blog http://blog.hobbycraft.co.uk/ I can’t reveal much more at the moment but it’s certainly taken over my life a little! I go to sleep thinking about the design and I’ve done so many samples and… Continue reading This weeks round up…

What I crocheted for Christmas…

Just a quick post this week to show you all what I crocheted for Christmas gifts this year… For crafty people who make Christmas gifts for others, it always feels like an under cover mission, trying not to reveal what it is your making until the big day! This year I crocheted these baskets for my… Continue reading What I crocheted for Christmas…

A Coastal Christmas Holiday…

For the third year in a row we spent Christmas in Zeeland which is a province in the south west corner of The Netherlands http://www.vvvzeeland.nl/en/ We stayed in a small place called Nieuwvliet-Bad. It’s been the perfect place to meet with family at Christmas. I have family who live nearer Amsterdam so it’s a couple of hours… Continue reading A Coastal Christmas Holiday…

Circles in Double Crochet…

Those of you who read my post from a couple of weeks ago https://coastalcrochet.com/2016/12/02/diploma-update/ will know that I have been trying to perfect a crocheted circle in double crochet (US single crochet) stitches. Well, having received feedback from my latest sample submitted for the crochet diploma, I think I’ve mastered it and will share a… Continue reading Circles in Double Crochet…

Pattern for Mini Crocheted Bunting…

I recently crocheted some simple mini bunting. It’s for a little trailer caravan which we recently purchased (very exciting and I’ll write a blog post about that soon). I often crochet things to my own design but have rarely written notes along the way and have never written down a pattern for them. I’ve been able… Continue reading Pattern for Mini Crocheted Bunting…

Coastal Crochet Giveaway…

  Hello Everyone, Just wanted to let you all know that for a little fun I’ve launched a giveaway competition on my Instagram page. ‘In celebration of reaching 1000 followers on Instagram and my first pattern which will be published on this blog later this week, I’ve decided to do a little giveaway! Just for a… Continue reading Coastal Crochet Giveaway…

Crochet, crochet, crochet and some snowflakes…

My mind has been filled with crochet ideas this week, my hook has been busy with Christmas gifts and decorations and I’ve made time to post photos on my Coastal Crochet Instagram too. What a busy week filled with crochet, crochet ,crochet amongst the hectic business which is family life leading up to Christmas! This morning I… Continue reading Crochet, crochet, crochet and some snowflakes…

A photo round-up…

It’s been a busy few weeks in our household and I’ve also felt a little overwhelmed with all my crochet too- so many ideas, just not enough time! Writing down a crochet ‘to-do-list’ has certainly helped. So this week I’m giving you all a quick little round-up by photos… This was one of the views from the clifftops… Continue reading A photo round-up…

Granny Squares…

Oh how I love the classic granny square! To many the humble granny square is their first memory or introduction to crochet. But for me, despite loving crochet and loving the granny square look, it’s not something I’ve personally crocheted very much of. So my next project is a granny square blanket… My crochet for Part 2… Continue reading Granny Squares…