Another Coast again…

We have just returned from a fabulous week in Zeeland, The Netherlands where we celebrated Christmas with family and enjoyed some wonderful quality time together. Zeeland is in the very South West corner of The Netherlands and has a very different coastline to ours here in the South East of England. It’s a complete contrast to our… Continue reading Another Coast again…

Christmas Coasters…

Happy Christmas Everyone! This year I really wanted to crochet gifts for loved ones and I was realistic with what I could actually achieve with limited time… So this year I crocheted a lot of coasters!! These were relatively quick and easy to make (I timed myself and from start to finish each took about 35 minutes) and… Continue reading Christmas Coasters…

Project Progress…and the beauty of blocking!

I started making the ‘Darcey Dress’ from a pattern by Debbie Bliss a couple of months ago and mentioned it in another blog post https://coastalcrochet.com/2015/10/13/third-results-and-fourth-submissions/ It’s been on my to do list for a long time and as I have to submit a garment made from a pattern as part of the International Diploma in Crochet it was… Continue reading Project Progress…and the beauty of blocking!

Popcorn Stitch Wrist Warmers…

Since discovering the fabulous popcorn crochet stitch a few weeks ago, I decided to  make some wrist warmers and incorporate the stitch into them. And here they are modelled by my daughter earlier today… I didn’t use a pattern and kept the design very simple meaning it was a quick and easy make! I used Rowan… Continue reading Popcorn Stitch Wrist Warmers…

A proud moment…

This is our dog Salty modelling a knitted jumper for the British Online Pet Shop- ‘Pets Corner’! http://www.petscorner.co.uk/ I was approached when I was in one of their shops last week and asked if I’d be happy to have a photo taken of Salty  in one of their dog Christmas jumpers for their website. I couldn’t refuse and… Continue reading A proud moment…