Crochet, Grannies on teh Go, Stylecraft Yarn

Grannies on the Go #5 – Retro Chevron

Grannies on the Go series #5 - Retro Chevron These selected gradients were inspired by the 1970s to give this chevron a retro twist.

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Crochet, Eco Fusion

Ravenna Cushion Pattern is Live

The Ravenna Cushion Pattern Ravenna Cushion is a 16″ round cushion with identical front and back. Full color photo tutorial with easy to read written instructions. You will need a 16″ round cushion insert Oh and of course 3.5mm hook Yarn Packs are available at Goodloops Yarn Click here for the pattern and material list

Crochet, Eco Fusion, Patterns

Ravenna & Giveaways

The Mausoleum of Galla Placidia is a Roman building in Ravenna, Italy. Experts describe it as "the earliest and best preserved of all mosaic monuments, and at the same time one of the most artistically perfect". In particular the 5th century ceiling mosaic - Garden of Eden Is that not just mind blowing craftsmanship, and… Continue reading Ravenna & Giveaways

Crochet, Patterns, Stylecraft Special DK

Crochet – Granny on the Go

I like to crochet.. a lot! Even in the most unusual of places. I always keep a ball of yarn and hook in my bag, because you just never know when you might need them.. right? "Idle hands make fretful minds" Shelley Shepard Grey The trouble is finding the perfect project for those on the… Continue reading Crochet – Granny on the Go

Color Themes, Crochet, Mood Board

Designer Showcase – Lucia’s Fig Tree

When the New year came upon us I decided to challenge myself to a project from one of my favorite designers.  Janie Crowfoot and her Bohemian Blooms Blanket was a absolute joy to make, the techniques and stitches kept me enthralled  and the members of the Pippin Crochet Club really enjoyed seeing my progress over… Continue reading Designer Showcase – Lucia’s Fig Tree

Crochet, Hello, Patterns, Stylecraft Special DK

Color Me Happy Sweater

I have spent quite some time lately thinking about garments and sizes. I would love to be able to design clothing but honestly the task is so daunting, so many of us come in different shapes and sizes and being able to design for all is something my brain can not wrap around. Researching industry… Continue reading Color Me Happy Sweater