I've always had a fondness for Peacocks, which stems from a school field to trip Warwick castle many, many years ago. A day off touring the great hall, medieval banquet rooms to the castle dungeons, but the one thing that stuck with me was escaping to the Peacock gardens with its topiary, grand fountain and… Continue reading Pippin goes Peacock!
The Queen of the Seas Shawl is the second pattern in my Queen collection (Gypsy Queen). I wanted something big, something to wrap around in on those warm summer nights while sitting on the beach watching the sunset. I loved every minute of designing this shawl and as soon as I came up with the… Continue reading Queen of the Seas – Now Live
Floralia Crochet Along - July 1st Floralia Flora is one of the most ancient goddesses of Roman religion, the flamen Florialis. A goddess of flowers, vegetation, and fertility. Floralia was a festival in ancient Roman to honor the goddess Flora, held in April. The festival included Ludi Florae, the "Games of Flora" which lasted for… Continue reading Save the Date! Floralia CAL is coming.
In theses unprecedented times we find ourselves making many changes to our everyday lives. The one constant is our love for yarn and crochet, but that too will have its challenges. We at Pippin understand that many have lost work, many are having to tighten their purse strings, local yarn store have had to close… Continue reading The Great Pippin Stash Buster
You know when you just have to have it! I'm talking yarn, lovely squishy soft yarn.
For this "mood board make" I wanted to explore working with blocks of color, texture and a seamless transition of color changes.
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
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!
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
One of the most common question I get when I release a new Mood board is 'how do you use them?' So here's my latest make and how I used my mood boards. The Mood I browsed my mood boards collection and decided on the this peachy color recipe. But as you know some colors… Continue reading Just Peachy – Mood Board Make