87: Beautiful Bella’s Dress

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One of my best friends, Gemma, has a beautiful little girl called Bella who is 5 weeks old. I popped round to see them over the weekend and brought a present for Bella that I had crocheted… a gorgeous dress for when she grows a bit bigger I found the pattern on many different sites [...]

67: Valentine’s Day Gift Bag

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I found this super-cute Valentine’s Day gift bag pattern from a wonderful blog called Little Doolally. I used the left-over yarn from my Cosy Lap Blanket: Debbie Bliss Donegal Luxury Tweed Aran (90% wool, 10% angora, 50g/88m). It’s really quick to work up and uses basic crochet stitches. I’m very happy with the end result… now to [...]

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 [...]

40: Diana Shawl

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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 [...]

28: Cosy Lap Blanket

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I finally finished working on my tweed blanket! I am so happy with the end result. This pattern used a stitch I had never attempted before: front post tr (UK) or front post dc (US). Once I got the hang of the stitch, it was a pretty easy pattern to follow. The pattern was from [...]

24: Oversized Cowl

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I just finished this gorgeous cowl this morning after working on it for a couple weeks whilst commuting on the train. I found the pattern on etsy. The pattern suggested using mohair yarn but I still had a lot of Debbie Bliss Rialto DK in 002 Ecru which is 100% Merino Wool – extra soft – [...]