Yarn Shops I visited in New York City…

As you may know from a previous blog post, I was very lucky to visit New York City with my family back in October. And being a self confessed yarn addict, of course no trip to New York for me would be complete without a visit to a local yarn store… I did my research… Continue reading Yarn Shops I visited in New York City…

Crochet, Community and Wellbeing — Wovember

Earlier this year I stumbled across a lovely instagram account @coastalcrochet run by the equally lovely Eleonora. Eleonora lives a few miles to the east of me on the Sussex coast where the South Down cliffs meet the sea. Not only is she an avid crocheter, she has also been supporting some rather special wellbeing… via… Continue reading Crochet, Community and Wellbeing — Wovember

New York, New York! (and the crochet I left there…)

I was so shocked and saddened to hear of the terrorist attack in New York City which happened earlier this week on 31st October. My family and I had returned from a fabulous trip to New York on 29th October and we had in fact cycled along the same cycle path just days before… 😦… Continue reading New York, New York! (and the crochet I left there…)

A little Surface Crochet…

Surface crochet 🙂 …I’d heard of it before but never tried it myself until last week. And how simple but effective it is! It’s a technique in crochet where you are literally crocheting on the surface of an existing piece of crochet fabric. You can be quite elaborate with a vast range of stitch combinations… Continue reading A little Surface Crochet…

Crochet Round-Up…

So another month is coming to an end…Autumn is really upon us! And this is the photo collage I will be sharing on my Instagram feed tomorrow looking back over my September crochet… September has been a good month for my crochet with my ‘Diamonds Tote Bag’ published in Simply Crochet magazine being an obvious highlight!… Continue reading Crochet Round-Up…

My design in ‘Simply Crochet’ Magazine…

Well this is a happy blog post for me and a bit of a celebratory moment… because I have a design published in this months ‘Simply Crochet Magazine’! 🙂 🙂 🙂 I love this magazine, having bought the 4th issue back in 2013 and then every issue since… so to have one of my own… Continue reading My design in ‘Simply Crochet’ Magazine…

A little more creative inspiration from the North…

In my blog post last week I shared a little of our recent camping trip to the North of England. In this post I’ll share a little more of the creative inspirations from that trip as it wasn’t just about sea glass hunting… We stayed 3 nights in Alnwick a lovely market town. There’s a… Continue reading A little more creative inspiration from the North…