When stressed, I find life is much easier to deal with when yarn is in my hands. Dishcloths and washcloths are a fun and quick project. That keep the hands and head focused on something productive while your world is out of your control. I have a nice collection now in store for sale. Pop… Continue reading Sand Stitch Dishcloth/ Washcloth
I make magic Transforming fibre into yarn and then with two sticks; a hook or a loom into wearable items, toys, cloth, hats and countless other items, is an amazing thing to do. In days gone by makers were thought to have special gifts that turned fibre into cloth. They were seen to have special knowledge.… Continue reading ‘Making’ magic.
Handmade is never cheap. Handmade is invested with time, memories and most importantly love.
Everyone seems to love a Boring Blokes Beanie, but as a knitter they can be very boring to make over and over again. And as the BBB is one of my biggest selling beanies I need some variety to keep me enthused to knit them. This hat is worked from the brim up, in the… Continue reading On The Buses – Free Garter Rib Beanie Pattern
I was recently on a forum where someone wrote a post asking what they needed to know to teach a crochet class. Rather than give a short answer on the forum, I thought I would write a post on what I feel is important to know about teaching a craft. This won’t contain all I… Continue reading I want to teach crochet….