For Christmas I got a book that had been on my wishlist for a while. Everyday Crochet by Doris Chan. It had popped up on Amazon as something recommended for me based on the other 500 craft books I've bought! First of all I wasn't too sure if it would suit me because I wasn't… Continue reading No Sweat! My very first crochet jumper!
I love cosy jumpers! I think they are possibly my number one favourite item of clothing and I love it when the weather is cool enough to get all snuggled up. For years, and years, and years I've wanted to be able to knit myself a jumper but since my knitting skills are limited to… Continue reading Making an actual jumper!
I have been doing my best to do some crafty bits and pieces over the last wee while but we have been hit by two consecutive bouts of chickenpox. The boy got it first and just as he was over it the babby got hit. Just as she was getting over it I was hit… Continue reading Sick House and Fair Isle Crochet
I wish I could have found a word for hat beginning with S for my title! Alliteration makes me happy so this past had been set back some time while I thought if descriptive words beginning with H seeing as there are no words for hat beginning with S! I reckoned this hat is cool… Continue reading My Super Stripey Slouchy… Hat
This was going to be a lovely slouchy beanie. I made the brim/headband bit of it first by making a short row of foundation double crochet. Just eight stitches of two strands of double knit held together. Then I made it up to the right length to go round my head using double crochet but… Continue reading The prettiest hat that never was
I love cosy hats for winter. I have a small, but growing, collection of cosy wooly hats to keep my head warm in winter but it's Autumn now and it's not quite cold enough for hats yet so I'm on a mission to make some equally lovely crocheted headbands so my ears and head will… Continue reading Cosy Heads