How to Crochet with Fabric Strips

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… Read More»

Crochet Blanket with Patons Inca

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… Read More»

Crochet Infinity Scarf

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… Read More»

Crochet Stars

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.

Simple Boy Crochet Blanket

Finished! Finally! I’ve been posting glimpses of this blanket on Facebook and Instagram for months now so I’m excited to have it done. I started it last year thinking that I would sell it in my shop, but my son quickly decided that he liked these colours and has been calling it his blanket, so… Read More»