Crocheters have in common, we all have way more than one project going at once! I will have a project going and then see something else I want to try and I simply must try it then and there and, of course, new yarn distracts me worse than a magpie with something shiny!
A sentence that breaks a crocheter’s heart … all crafters hoping to one day make a living from their hobbies and passions, I’m sure.
When most people think about crochet and yarn crafts, images of woolly blankets created by lovingly by older relatives, ‘granny squares’ bound together in mismatched leftover yarns, or cute little baby clothes. But as craft work trends….
You may have seen that many amigurumi toys such as Unicorns or Octopi have curly tails, manes or tentacles? Well, today I became a little frustrated that my curly tails were not always tight curls so I started to try different methods to see how to keep them tight and the answer is actually pretty… Continue reading Making a Tight Crochet Curly Tail Also Known as a ‘Curly Cue’
Naturally, once I got excited about crocheting, I started scouring the internet for new stitches to master and wonderful projects with which to play. Even now, before I begin any project, or even just when I have a little time to kill, I search Instagram and Pinterest for beautiful creations. (I will leave a list… Continue reading My Top Three Inspirations
Why did I get hooked on to the art of Crochet? My interest was first piqued at a friend’s house. A group of us were getting ready to go for a meal and our host showed us her cosy blanket. We realised this was still a work in progress when she grabbed her hook… Continue reading First Blog Post…ahhh!