Pattern for a Little Crocheted Sail…

About a month ago I found a little piece of driftwood on the beach that looked very much like the hull of a boat! I picked it up, brought it home and of course I crocheted a little sail for it! 🙂 This was such a spontaneous, quick and simple project but so effective and… Continue reading Pattern for a Little Crocheted Sail…

A little Crochet Catch-up…

Can you believe it’s December already?! It’s really crept up on me this year… 🙂 I did a lot of crochet during November, some of which doesn’t warrant a blog post on its own, hence this blog post is an opportunity for a little catch-up of what’s been on my hook… First up was this… Continue reading A little Crochet Catch-up…

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…