Category: hand made

Home spun and dyed shawl

I was gifted a large cake of home spun and home dyed yarn as a thank you for a lift to a craft  exhibition.  The yarn was probably 3 ply, with speckles of dye in […]


CSM stool

Yarn enhanced  drum stool I’m getting together items so I can transport and demonstrate my sock knitting machines a craft fairs and crank ins. Over the weekend I obtained a stool meant for drumming.  It needs […]


Crochet Mystery CAL Midday Mandala

Just finished this years mystery CAL from Julie Yeager. What a great project this was, Midday Mandala was a great fun project to work on. Find it here on Ravelry Used Aran weight cotton which […]


CSM fingerless gloves

Been asked to make some childrens fingerless gloves. I normally make these. So I made the pattern but added Lycra and reduced the tension by 1 setting. This is the result, a very stretch smaller […]


Birthday gift for a friend

A recent crochet gift made for a special birthday. Made with stash wool….yah The pattern can be found here.


Crochet Motif Cardigan

 I came across this picture of a crochet motif cardigan a couple of years ago on a blog and fell in love with the cardigan but I had no idea where the pattern came from so […]


My latest crochet commision

My latest crochet commission was for hats for a couple of toddlers.  Their godmother had seen my Big Wool crochet hat and wanted something similar.   The flower is made with some scarp navy DK […]


Crochet square motif waterfall cardigan

Crochet  square motif waterfall cardigan I’m so pleased with this cardigan, it get many admirers and is so comfy to wear   This is more a recipe rather than a pattern. Using any yarn and […]


Blanket squares

Been working steadily over the last couple of weeks to assemble some blankets with donated blanket squares for a lovely group of ladies who have set up “Sent With Love”   Facebook sent with love , Twitter […]


Crochet commision hat

My latest crochet commission was for a gorgeous baby sun hat for a little girl.   Made in Katia Cotton yarn and the pattern is