star stitch rainbow hook holder throwback thursday project

Throwback Thursday: A hook Holder

It’s Thursday, spring is in the air, I’m wearing my denim shorts for the first time this year, life is good! Seems like a good time to look back on an old project and reflect on what I’ve learned. I...

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Beanie tips extra little tips to create perfect slouchy beanies.

Beanie Tips

So this weeks project did not go entirely as planned… I’ve made it, frogged it, made it again and it’s just not going to work. I really really wanted to make a hat with the yarn leftover from my Basketweave...

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Extra slouchy basketweave cowl using funfetti caron cake

Funfetti Basketweave Cowl

  If this post makes it to the internet by Sunday it will be a miracle! Life has been all go in the Potato household with very little time for crochet or blogging. Last week we ordered our carpet to...

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Virus shawl with shawl pin crocheted in pistachio caron cake, can be worn two 2 ways

Pistachio Virus Shawl

I was so excited to begin crocheting with my new Caron Cakes. So excited! In fact I managed to make a shawl in 4 days which for me is pretty darn fast! I was rather lucky this week that we...

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A cake kaleidoscope using caron cake yarn

A Cake Kaleidoscope!

  As you may be able to tell from todays cover photo… I bought myself a little present this week! Last Sunday I discovered that Hobbycraft have now stocked Caron Cakes! I think my life is now complete! So there I...

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This week I try my hand at a new cast on and use circular needles for the first time to try and make a hat

A change is as good as a rest

    So I’ve been lacking motivation and inspiration which has led to the last 2 weeks being entirely unproductive. Despite last weeks inspiration post I’ve still not managed to pick up my crochet hooks. Life has just been getting...

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This week has been highly unproductive! I’ve managed to not crochet a single stitch since last sunday and today I have only just caught up on reading all the blog posts in my RSS feed from while we were away....

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Love and Lacy Lamp Jars

Well it’s been a couple of weeks since my last blog post; My other half  and I have been loving it up in Paris for our anniversary! Sometimes it still amazes me that we’ve been together for 10 years now,...

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A cosy beginning to a knitting adventure with a few mistakes along the way

Knit, Purl and Hygge

This week has been dreary… in fact dreary doesn’t even seem to cover it…. With grey skies and constant drizzle I’ve really got that February feeling…. I find myself craving warm weather and sunshine and evenings laid in the garden....

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Crochet Unicorn hooded scarf inspiration with links to ravelry pattern pages

Unicorn Hooded Scarf

Have you ever had a project to make and just couldn’t get around to starting? This project was one of those… I couldn’t even bring myself to buy the yarn. I can’t even think why I was dreading getting started,...

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