Well it’s been a hot minute since I last posted and how the world has changed in that time. We’ve been in lockdown since late March in the UK but slowly things are opening back up and we’re allowed a bit more freedom. I’m in a very lucky position in that my family and I … Continue reading Crochet Catch Up
A few weeks a go I finally got the chance to visit the TOFT HQ in Warwickshire. Mum and I had planned a day out to visit Warwick Castle and after doing a little Google Maps checking, I found out it was only half an hour from Warwick Castle to the TOFT HQ. And so, … Continue reading Trip to TOFT HQ
Just in time for the next (Not As) Little Box of Crochet to arrive, I managed to get my latest LBC project finished! And I know that I say this pretty much every time, but this was one of my favourite boxes from the LBC team. I’m always a little bit nervous when introduced to … Continue reading August (not as) Little Box of Crochet
And it's on to part 2! The second instalment involved creating several lovely square rounds to frame the beautiful sun pattern. It was super quick and easy and took no more than a couple of hours to complete. I definitely noticed an improvement in the clarity of the second part of this CAL. Stitch counts … Continue reading Stylecraft Sun Star CAL – Part 2
And here it is, my first ever completed crochet blanket! It feels quite momentous for me as it’s both the longest and the biggest crochet project I’ve worked on since I started crocheting. As I mentioned a number of my previous posts about this CAL, I was very worried about my varying tension. I thought … Continue reading Simply Crochet Hook ‘n’ Learn CAL by Lucy Croft – My Blanket is Complete!
Well, what a busy month it has been with work trips, my hen do, and my fiancés birthday. I've also been working on a number of projects from my Mosaic Pillow from the latest LBC box, the new Sun Star CAL from Stylecraft Yarns, joining up and finishing off my blanket from the Simply Crochet … Continue reading Crochet Society Box 3
At the end of every month I’m always excited to for my latest issues of Crochet Now and Simply Crochet magazines to drop through my letterbox. I like to use it as an excuse to take a bit of me time, get cosy with a cup of tea, snuggle up under a blanket and indulge … Continue reading Stylecraft Sun Star CAL by Jo Smith
And the final part of my Simply Crochet Blanket is complete! Part 12 from Issue 78 of Simply Crochet is a cute little bobble stitch square in Scheepjes Stone Washed XL in Rhodochrosite (875) and Tourmaline (876). I do love me a bobble stitch so I really enjoyed making this part and again there were … Continue reading Simply Crochet Hook ‘n’ Learn Blanket CAL – the final part!
Having successfully tackled the T-Rex pattern, I decided to try and make a TOFT dinosaur for my nephews 5th birthday. So a dropped my sister a message to find out what kind of dinosaur was his favourite, hoping that it was be one of the easier patterns! Turns out Triceratops are in fact his favourite … Continue reading Terry the Triceratops
Huzzah! Another part completed! Part 11 from Issue 77 of Simply Crochet forms a basketweave pattern using Scheepjes Stone Washed XL in Coral (856). This part was so quick and easy and only involved weaving in two ends at the start and finish which was amazing! My tension was actually pretty good on this one … Continue reading Simply Crochet Hook ‘n’ Learn Blanket CAL – Part 11