Crochet, Mood Board

Modern Leaves – Mood Board Make

For this "mood board make" I wanted to explore working with blocks of color, texture and a seamless transition of color changes.

Crochet

Holiday Helpers – New Crochet pattern

Holiday Helpers by Lindsay Shatto Holiday Helpers are a festive addition to your Christmas/Winter decor. They are intended for use as curtain tie-backs, but can be used to hug parts of your Christmas tree or anything else they can be wrapped around! You can use any size yarn with an appropriate sized hook to create… Continue reading Holiday Helpers – New Crochet pattern

Christmas, Crochet

Naughty Elf Pattern – Now in Dutch!

The naughty elf is stuck in the tree again! Add this tree décor to your tree for a humorous touch this holiday season. This decoration is just the legs, with a wire hook for securing to a branch. Materials Styleacraft Classique Cotton DK 2 x Poppy 2 x Leaf 2 x White Poly Fil 26… Continue reading Naughty Elf Pattern – Now in Dutch!

Knitting, Stylecraft Yarn

Bellissima Jumper MAL – Joining

By now you should have all your pieces knitted up and ready for joining. Front and Back panels plus 2 sleeves.. Now comes the part most shy away from, stitching seams can make or break the look of a garment. But if I can do it so can you! Before you go ahead and start… Continue reading Bellissima Jumper MAL – Joining

Knitting, Stylecraft Yarn

Bellissima Jumper MAL – The Cast On

Are you ready poppets! Its time to cast on and make a start on our Bellissima Jumber MAL. Last week week discussed our gauge swatches, cast on methods and some useful stockinette and garter stitches tutorials, if you missed it can you recap here. This fortnight we will make progress on the front and back… Continue reading Bellissima Jumper MAL – The Cast On

Crochet, Patterns, Stylecraft Yarn, Yarn Review

Cosy Delights Review and Pattern

Cosy Delight What do marshmallows, clouds, bunnies and cotton balls have in common! Soft, fluffy, and cuddly just like the NEW Stylecraft Cosy Delights. You may remember that last year I did a little write up on the Stylecraft Cosy, A little knitted scarf project, a soft fluffy gradual color changing yarn with a metallic… Continue reading Cosy Delights Review and Pattern

Knitting

Knit MAL – Bellissima Jumper – Gauge Swatch

The first step in garment making, and possibly the most important step of all, is making the gauge swatch. All patterns give a recommended gauge at the beginning of their instructions. Small differences  like needles size and yarn brands can affect your gauge especially if you are using a alternative yarn. Take it from me… Continue reading Knit MAL – Bellissima Jumper – Gauge Swatch