Coastal Crocheted Birds…Puffin

I recently discovered the blog of ‘Son’s Popkes’ http://sonspopkes.com/ and immediately fell in love with the gorgeous crocheted creatures Sonja van der Wijk designs. When a pattern for ‘Plubby the Puffin’ was published I knew I had to make it (especially as puffins are much loved coastal birds)! http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/plubby http://www.rspb.org.uk/discoverandenjoynature/discoverandlearn/birdguide/name/p/puffin/ And here is the finished result perched… Continue reading Coastal Crocheted Birds…Puffin

How I love a Magazine! Part 2…

Last week I started to write about my love of magazines. The magazine ‘Mollie Makes’ http://www.molliemakes.com/ comes with a free little craft project to complete every month and I don’t always get round to making them. But this week I made sure that I did one and I crocheted this lovely ‘Summer Cherry Brooch’ from issue… Continue reading How I love a Magazine! Part 2…

How I love a magazine! Part 1…

Something I love almost as much as crochet is a good magazine! Sitting down and immersing myself in the pages of a magazine for even 20 minutes is a real joy for me. Of course the British magazine ‘Simply Crochet’  is up there as one of my favourites and I get genuinely excited when it pops… Continue reading How I love a magazine! Part 1…

A calm and glistening sea…plus second submissions!

Last week I promised to bring you photos of a calm and glistening sea, should the English weather allow for that! And at the weekend we had a taste of summer once more and the sea was certainly calm and glistening as you can see from the photos below… My crochet hook has not been… Continue reading A calm and glistening sea…plus second submissions!