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 […]
A reader asked me recently about how to crochet with fabric strips to make floor rugs and other things. These are sometimes known as rag rugs because they are often made with rag fabrics like old clothes or sheets. I have never tried this but I did a little research and put together a collection […]
A few months back I was sent a lovely package from Australian Country Spinners. They had sent me a couple of sample balls of Patons Inca yarn to play with and some beautiful pattern books. So I started playing with the yarn and the suggested easy Crochet Slippers pattern from the Inca Home book. But […]
This is one of those special scarves that looks tricky but is really very easy to create. It uses only two different crochet stitches and variegated yarn to get beautiful colours without changing yarns all the time. It is a crochet Infinity scarf, so-called because the loop has a twist in it like an infinity […]
My Crafty Inspirations post on Sunday included lots of star projects. These crochet stars were one of them. I came across these on Pinterest and just had to have a go. They were quick and easy. I’m seriously considering making a rainbow of colours! You can find the free tutorial over on Ravelry by Penny Peberdy.