The One Where I Obsess About Things Part 2

There is this ball of yarn that has been teasing me for months. It'd been sitting there at the craft shop pretending to be all innocent whilst beguiling me with it's pretty colours. But be proud of me, dear reader, because I resisted the urge to get it until I had a definite idea of … Continue reading The One Where I Obsess About Things Part 2

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The One, Dear Reader, Where I Am Languishing

My plans got completely and totally derailed last night. I had the post for today already sorted out, I knew what I was writing and what photos I needed to take (it was a pattern for stash busting crochet cushion covers, by the way) when the most terrible,Β awful thing happened. I can barely speak of … Continue reading The One, Dear Reader, Where I Am Languishing

The One Where Great Fun Was Had

Last week, my Partner-In-Craft, a friend who graciously offered to model for us and myself braved the possibly of rain and a cold wind (oh, the things we suffer for our craft!) and headed outside to take photos for updating theΒ Etsy store.   Now, we are serious, responsible adults who maturely recognise the fact that … Continue reading The One Where Great Fun Was Had

The One Where I Attempt To Unravel The Mysteries Of Wool (Or Yarn)

I like wool. A lot. But many, many a time I have been left staring at the computer screen only knowing that I wanted really thin wool, but maybe I really need yarn? And do I want fingering or sock? And what's Aran? And why have they named wool after the monkey in Nintendo?? Stop. … Continue reading The One Where I Attempt To Unravel The Mysteries Of Wool (Or Yarn)

The Wanderer Bracelet Journey | Part 3 | Diamond Mesh Frills

This is the third installment of the wanderer bracelet journey, were in I share some of my free-form crochet tips and tricks. It has been a busy couple of weeks but, here it is. This weeks blog focuses on enhancing and building up complexity of that lacy ruffle explosion at the edge of the bracelet. … Continue reading The Wanderer Bracelet Journey | Part 3 | Diamond Mesh Frills

The One Where I Obsess About Things Part 1

Moment of honesty here. When I love something, I don't just love it. IΒ LOVEΒ it. I obsess over it. I think about everything that I can make with it. I research for hours about the best deals for buying it, excitedly imagining all the crochet I'd be doing with it. I lay there at 2am wiggling … Continue reading The One Where I Obsess About Things Part 1

The Wanderer Bracelet Journey | Part 2 | Fan Lace

This is the second installment of the wanderer bracelet journey, were in I share some of my free-form crochet tips and tricks. This weeks blog focuses on the beginnings of that lacy ruffle explosion at the edge of the bracelet. I will cover the crochet stitch known as Fan Lace, explain how to crochet my … Continue reading The Wanderer Bracelet Journey | Part 2 | Fan Lace