People young and old in the UK are making poppies to commemorate and celebrate the end of the First World War. Here is a quick and easy pattern which should take under five minutes to make. If you make them for friends and relatives please do encourage
I made a wooly hat for a friend's birthday present. She loved it. And another friend loved it too. So much so that she commissioned me to make three for her grown up children for Christmas. I'm quite pleased with the result.
The hats themselves
So this was the first cowl I made. I aimed for the look of a 1930’s school boy jumper with the a roll neck (I’ve got a lovely photo of my Dad wearing one). I love a cowl because its neater than a scarf under your coat and of course stays tightly closed… more
So my Mother decided she would like brand new bed linen and curtains for her 90th Birthday. How brilliant is that? I tell you, it's no easy task for a 90 year old with walking difficulties to climb to the top floor of Laura Ashley to reach the bed
Mmmmmmmmmmmmm!!!! hand crocheted wool socks, fabulous. After much trial and error I think I’ve come up with the perfect pattern. I”ll get it written up as soon as I can. The first year I learned to crochet the whole family got a pair of these for… more
These have been an absolute labour of love. Again there are loads of patterns out there, but My Oh My they are so complicated or the shape or style just isn’t right. I think i’ve come up with a very simple but effective version along with a printable… more