My first go at Filet Crochet…

I love filet crochet! https://coastalcrochet.com/2015/07/21/crochet-in-my-childhood-the-dutch-influence/ In a previous post I shared the following photo of filet crochet curtains that my Dutch mother and grandmother crocheted over 30 years ago- I have grown up with these very curtains in my home and they are still hanging today in front of my kitchen window! So of course I will… Continue reading My first go at Filet Crochet…

Simple Crocheted Toy Hammock…

It was my daughters birthday at the weekend and boy does she have a soft spot for cuddly toys- in particular ‘Beanie Boo’s’. Her cuddly toy family just keeps on growing but the space in which to put them does not! My mother had the idea to put a hammock in her room for all those… Continue reading Simple Crocheted Toy Hammock…

Two coloured samples…

My next submissions for the International Diploma in Crochet ask for two-coloured samples. Here is my first one which is a piece without texture… And here is the next one which I’m currently working on. The requirement is for a piece of two-coloured crochet which is also heavily textured. As you can see I’m not quite finished…… Continue reading Two coloured samples…

Another sample ready for submission…

Now that the Darcey dress I was crocheting for so long has been completed and sent off for marking, I’ve been crocheting some more samples to submit as part of the International Diploma in Crochet. These work up pretty quick so it’s been nice to have some different colours and yarns to work with and… Continue reading Another sample ready for submission…