Category: hand made

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      


Knitting – slip stitch cardigan

Knitting – slip stitch cardigan….. I saw this pattern and just had to knit it. Earhart by Cornelia Tuttle Hamilton It uses a combination of two yarns.  For mine I used Noro Kureyon for the […]


Paper – simple card gift envelopes

  Simple gift envelopes…I had a go at making some gift envelopes mainly for the crochet necklets I’ve been making. After looking around at images on the internet I stopped at this great inspirational  blog  and […]


Handmade – crochet baby shoes and gift boxes

This weekend has been crochet baby shoes and boxes weekend. Purl and Lace(local wool shop) wanted some replacement baby booties in the mary-jane and ballerina style.  I had 2 commissions for mary-jane booties.  I was also […]


hand made – a new adventure

    Hand made – a new adventure…..A new wool shop has opened in Swanage.  To be precise it is a Lingerie and wool shop.  Purl & Lace not only sells underwear from premium underwear specialist […]