Rainbow Stripe Crochet Blanket

My very talented friend Miss P was making this gorgeous rainbow blanket when I was at Creative Craft Retreat last year. She is the fastest crocheter I have ever met and doesn’t even need to look at she crochets. We have shared many a craft morning where I am amazed at how much she gets… Read More»

Top Crochet Posts of 2013

Crochet is one of the most searched terms here at The Crafty Mummy. I thought it might be interesting to look at what the most popular crochet posts were for the entire year so here’s the Top 13 Most Popular Crochet Posts of 2013. How to Finish Crochet Blankets Crochet Rainbow Blanket Tutorial Crochet for… Read More»

Crochet Christmas Ornaments

Crochet has become my “evening unwind” craft lately. I’ve been playing with yarn on the couch each evening while I chat or watch TV. So relaxing. With Christmas coming it was the perfect time to collect some tutorials for crochet Christmas ornaments so here’s some of the best I found. Each one has a tutorial… Read More»

Crochet Spiral Decoration

Pinterest. My ultimate time waster. But also source of so much inspiration! This week it was crochet. I came across a fabulous crochet tutorial from Youtube by eliZZZa13 that just made me want to have a go straight away. Hubby thought I was mad when I immediately went searching for yarn and hook in the middle… Read More»

Crochet Tip: Colour Sample Cards

I came across this crochet tip on the blog Aduoscriptum and I just have to share. Carmen has come up with a fabulous way to work out colour combinations for her crochet projects. She has these little squares of colour which means she can how the colours will work together much better than just having… Read More»

Theme of the Week: Crochet

The Theme of the Week is a chance to feature some of the lovely Crafty Mummy readers’ work. Each week I will announce the theme on Facebook and in my Weekly News. If you have a post that you think fits the theme, you can share a link with me and I’ll share it with the world the… Read More»

Tip: Yarn Storage

I started another crochet blanket recently for the CrochetAlong. That meant more yarn. Yes, more yarn! But I have a new way of storing that new yarn for my project: a $2 plastic tub from Woolworths. Simple yarn storage, huh!? I was doing the groceries one day and these plastic tubs were going out for… Read More»

Baby Crochet Blanket Finished

I wrote a little while back about my crochet blanket using Patons Inca. I have loved working with this yarn because it is so soft and cuddly. Guess what? My blanket is done! Yay! It is a baby size blanket which is probably good because I would be very tempted to keep it if it… Read More»

Crochet Along

Over at And Sew We Craft I’m hosting a CrochetAlong. We’re going to make a simple crochet blanket, perhaps a little similar to my Rainbow Blanket or Simple Boy Blanket. So if you’d like to try some crochet and chat to some friendly crafty people along the way, pop over and find out what you… Read More»