Showing posts from February, 2020

Basic Beanies - Free crochet pattern, part of the 2020 Charity Stash Bash CAL

Hello everyone, it's time for our second installment of our Charity Stash Bash CAL.  If you are knew to my blog then you might like to check out the link below, which will give you all the details. This month we will be making beanies.  Hats are always a sought after item in the shoe boxes every year and are another quick and easy make, great for stash busting.  I have designed this pattern to be a base for your own creativity. The hats are very basic giving you plenty of scope to adapt and embellish the pattern to make it unique.  You can easily add stripes, pom poms, tassels or stitch on a cute flower or applique. The pdf for this pattern is available free for Crochet for a Cause for 1 week only, from 15th June 2020 Helpful Links... 2020 Charity Stash Bash Operation Christmas Child US Operation Christmas Child UK Ravelry pattern page An ad free pdf version of this pattern is available in my online stores, thank you for supporting my work...

Crochet Along With Me - February

Hello Friends, it's almost the end of February and so it's time to take a little look at what's been happening this month.  Our crochet alongs are progressing, we have 2 running throughout the year.  The Hot & Cold Blanket CAL and the 2020 Charity Stash Bash CAL.  You can find out more details about these in the links below and check out everyone's progress over at the Facebook group. Useful links... Hot & Cold Blanket Pattern & CAL Our Happy CAL Place For The Love Of Dishcloths Dishcloth Weekly Knitalong Ravelry Group 2020 Charity Stash Bash CAL & KAL Facebook Crochet & Crafts Group Lullaby Lodge Facebook Page Crochet Along With Me... (February edition) Firstly let's take a look at my temperature blanket progress.  The blanket is starting to grow now, the temperature is still mostly quite mild, with only a few rounds of blue.  I wonder if we will start to see some more warmer colours

Granny Boot Cuffs - Make your Mum something fabulous this Mother's Day, Mini Mother's Day Series Part 1

Hello friends.  I wanted to design something quick and easy, that would make a great Mother's Day gift and after making a pair of boot cuffs as part of a weekly CAL on Ravelry, I thought I would have a go at designing my own.  You all know how I love a granny square and putting the two together, I came up with these super cute Granny Boot Cuffs.  Then it occured to me, "why have only one Mother's Day gift idea?", so instead we will be having a mini series of patterns coming out over the next few weeks, so make sure you are subscribed and don't miss out on any posts. As always an ad free pdf version of this pattern is available in my online stores, thank you for helping to support my work... Granny Boot Cuffs Materials Stylecraft Batik DK in 2 colours 4mm (G) & 3.5mm (E) hook (sizes XS-S, XL) 3.5mm (E) & 3mm (C) Hook (size M-L) Darning needle Size XS-S, M-L, XL Ability Intermediate Abbreviations US T

Easter Crochet Ideas - Take a break from all the chocolate and hook up one of these Easter treats...

We are already approaching the end of February, can you believe it?  Where has the time gone?  Well I guess it's time to delve into patterns to make for Easter and I have some beauties to share with you by all my favourite designers. Easter Roundup Crochet up this cute and cuddly bunny by 3am Grace Designs. Easter Peep Kawaii Cuddler The kids are going to need something to put all those eggs in, so why not make them this super cute Easter basket.  Pattern by Loops & Love Crochet. Crochet Bunny Basket More bunnies here, this time teeny tiny amigurumi ones designed by Hooked On Patterns. Kawaii Bunnies Crochet up these super cute egg cosies, pattern by Thoresby Cottage. Crochet Egg Cosy Another Easter basket pattern, I love the spike stitches on this one.  Design by Jen Hayes Creations. Spike Stitched Easter Baskets Add some something cute and fluffy to your Easter decor, with this delightful cushi