The 20’s revival continues here! Groovy Cloche Hat

My hairdresser is ace. My fixation with Downton Abbey has led me to a 20’s style Amelie bob. Here is my hairdresser: http://hairdesignkingsheath.com/ And here: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Hair-Design-kings-heath/535737873110212?fref=ts But anyway, I have made a cloche hat in half-double crochet. It didn’t take me long. As always, I have tried to use a pattern, but have had to […]

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Bam! I’m playing at the RAMA Festival 2013 in Aarhus, Denmark in a few weeks (6th April), so if you happen to be Danish or around, come along! It’s free at 3pm at the Aarhus Symphony Hall. More info here: RAMA Fesitval Program. Lots of stuff going on over…

Crazy Single Crochet Bag

It is official. One of my hands is significantly thinner that the other. I blame it on crochet. I have at last finished my bag which is completely crocheted using single crochet stitch. I know. I’m mad. But a bag made from the single crochet stitch gives so much more strength than a larger, looser […]

Sewing with a Headache = Bad Idea

But I did some anyway. Yuck. Go away headache! Too much Pepsi Max, I think. Beaded flower: Crochet flowers with beading/buttons: And an embroidered label: This is helping me get rid of my headache:

Finished Blanket! And Other Exciting Adventures in Crochet

I have finished the crazy, groovy, hippy baby blanket. Far out, dude:   And then I decided to make some pansies with my adapted version of this pattern:   I decided to chain 8 then make it into the central loop. The pattern above says 7, but if you are using wool, there isn’t enough […]