50: Fantastic Mr Fox

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I couldn’t wait to make this fabulous pattern by Jackie Laing in Inside Crochet. An easy enough pattern – just working in rounds really. I used an inexpensive acrylic wool mix yarn in the three different colours. My son kindly agreed to share Mr Fox with Grandma (because she fell in love with Mr Fox [...]

49: Crochet Yoga / Pilates Mat Bag

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My friend from work – Namrata – asked me to make her a crochet pilates mat bag. I always enjoy making new crochet things for my friends so I happily obliged! She bought the yarn in the colours she liked and off I went to make the bag. If you like the look of this [...]

48: Crochet Jar Cosy

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I wanted to make something to put all my pens in at work… in fact, a few of us wanted a pen pot. So I found some empty jam jars and decided to crochet some colourful crochet jar cosies! I just used some cotton dk yarn and made up a really simple pattern. You can [...]

47: Stegosaurus

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As soon as I saw this dinosaur in Simply Crochet, I knew someone who would love it… yup, my toddler Leon! He even chose the colours. I used some of my mass supply of Wolle Roedel cotton dk yarn and some polyester stuffing. Sewing each of the spines took a while so I don’t think [...]

46: Pretty Penny Purse

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I made these two beautiful little crochet purses after seeing the pattern in Inside Crochet by Sarah Coad. They were really quick to make up and turned out really well! I used a 3.5mm hook with a range of colours of different yarns: Debbie Bliss Rialto DK and Sublime Extra Fine Merino Wool DK. I [...]