Red Hot Poker’s…

When I started this blog nearly two (yes two!) years ago, I used the tagline ‘For all things crochet inspired by coastal living…’ I haven’t changed this at all and this week it was oh so true! The clifftop flowers have been spectacular this year and I’ve posted some photos of the amazing natural displays of colour… Continue reading Red Hot Poker’s…

Crochet Classes- Yay!

Yesterday I led two crochet classes at work for a ‘Wellbeing at Work Festival’ the NHS Trust I work for is putting on for employees… throughout the month of May staff are being given the chance to attend a variety of workshops or events to take a little time out and be introduced to activities that can contribute to… Continue reading Crochet Classes- Yay!

Crocheted Bluebells…

The bluebells have been fantastic this year in our local woodland! We enjoyed a walk in search of them a few weeks ago and what a sight they were- a real carpet of striking purple covering the forest floor… So I decided to crochet some bluebells and here’s the pattern for you… Crocheted Bluebell The cliff top… Continue reading Crocheted Bluebells…

Crochet your Way to Wellbeing…

During the month of May there’s a ‘Wellbeing at Work’ Festival happening in the NHS Trust which I work for as a nurse. They are offering over 20 free health and wellbeing activities for staff and I’m soooo excited that I’ve been given the opportunity to run some crochet classes as part of this… 🙂 🙂… Continue reading Crochet your Way to Wellbeing…

Crochet away in Spain…

For those of you who have been following my blog for a while you’ll know that we love to travel in our campervan and squeeze in getaways when we can. And as crochet is such a passion of mine, whenever we go places I’m always on the look out for anything crochet related as well as taking my crochet with… Continue reading Crochet away in Spain…

Meet the Maker…

I’m feeling really privileged and excited to be featured on the Hobbycraft blog in their ‘Meet the Maker’ section. Welcome to all new followers who have discovered my blog through the Hobbycraft feature… http://blog.hobbycraft.co.uk/meet-the-maker-coastal-crochet/ If you haven’t seen it, do head on over to their blog if you’re interested in finding out a little bit more about me… Continue reading Meet the Maker…

Coastal Wall Hanging for Hobbycraft…

I am super excited and so pleased that I can finally reveal my ‘Coastal Wall Hanging’ which I designed for the Hobbycraft blog (yay!☺) Here’s the link to go and see it featured over on their blog… http://blog.hobbycraft.co.uk/how-to-make-a-coastal-wall-hanging/ I’ve been bursting to share this with you all! Hobbycraft approached me at the beginning of January and… Continue reading Coastal Wall Hanging for Hobbycraft…

Mini Hanging Baskets… (inspired by a Coastal find!)

At the end of my last blog post I showed you all an impressive stone which I found on the beach…. The remarkable thing about this stone is that it has a large hole at the top. When I saw it I immediately felt compelled to try and incorporate crochet into this somehow… a classic case of ‘all things… Continue reading Mini Hanging Baskets… (inspired by a Coastal find!)

A little spring round-up…

Gosh, I can’t believe that the end of March is upon us already and tomorrow we welcome another month! I do so love this time of year… …the daffodils have been spectacular and although they are beginning to wilt we can still enjoy them for just a little longer. We’ve been enjoying some wonderful spring weather too over… Continue reading A little spring round-up…