This post shares the best yarn for a textile that you can use every day without fear of pilling, shedding, or dissolving. I’ll share how I crocheted with my fingers (hello extreme arm crochet!) and made a throw for my living area that I can just as easily wear as a chunky scarf when the […]
This post will inspire you to create a chunky wool basket and fill it with thoughtful gifts for the handmade loved ones in your life.
Front-post crochet is a nice stitch for adding texture. I used it to make a baby hat, an ear-warmer for myself and a drink bottle cover because I was procrastinating over a more complex knitting project!
I found that crocheting socks is easier than knitting socks. I do really struggle to get knitting started on three needles and I didn’t have to worry about dropping stitches. I hate having to follow patterns and not really knowing what will happen. Turning the heal was a wild ride on the first sock, I […]
I put my knitting away over summer because its just too hot to think about wool, and usually with the longer days there’s not much time so spend sitting around. Now as we come into winter, I have sorted out all my half-finished knitting and crochet projects and I’m ready to start working on something […]
I only learnt to crochet a couple of years ago, and last winter I really wanted to improve my crochet skills to the point where it was an unconscious movement rather than a very concious and laboured effort. The best way to do that (possibly the only way) is repetition, so it made sense to […]