42: Orla Vest Top


This is the first item of clothing I have made for myself and I am pretty chuffed with it! It’s the Orla Vest Top from Inside Crochet Issue 53. It was also my first attempt at trying out filet crochet – which is actually a really easy crochet style to learn and is extremely quick [...]

41: Wedding Heart Garland

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My friends James and Sarah got married yesterday and so I decided to make a little heart garland for them. I made it really quickly – just took me less than a morning! I found the pattern here and used some red cotton dk by Rowan.

40: Diana Shawl


I finished this wonderfully soft Diana Shawl this week. The pattern was in Inside Crochet’s Complete Guide to Crochet and originally from Inside Crochet Issue 33, September 2012. It is by Helda Panagary – more information can be found on this Ravelry page. I used 6 balls of Debbie Bliss Baby Cashmerino in Silver and then [...]

39: ‘Pass it on’ Top Tip: Joining Granny Squares

Slip stitching the squares together

Crocheting granny squares is one of the easiest things to crochet and therefore probably quite a popular project. I have already written a few posts which show off some granny square blankets (Granny Square Blanket & Baby Blanket) and so I thought it may be useful to show a really simple way of joining the [...]

38: Olivia’s Petal Collar Cardigan


My niece Olivia is turning 2 this week! I made her this beautiful blue cardigan using Sirdar’s Snuggly Baby Bamboo DK which is 80% Bamboo Cotton and 20% Wool. I then added 5 wooden toggle buttons. Perfect to wear with a dress this Spring / Summer. I bought the pattern from Etsy here.  

37: Crochet Granny Square Baby Blanket


My very good friends, Soph and Ben, are expecting a baby boy on 4th July and so I wanted to make them a baby blanket! As he will be a Summer baby I opted for Sirdar’s Snuggly Baby Bamboo DK which is 80% Bamboo Cotton and 20% Wool. The design is very similar to the [...]

36: Cars Cars Cars


My son Leon adores this. He is slightly obsessed with cars… trucks, lorries, trains etc so I had to make him this crochet car bunting. As soon as I saw the pattern in my crochet magazine (Inside Crochet issue 53 by Lynne Rowe @thewoolnest) I knew it was for him. A really great pattern that [...]