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
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
2018 in color - Temperature Scarf
Merry Jingles is here! I just couldn’t help myself after making the Naughty Elf Legs for the tree I decided to keep going and along came Merry Jingles. Measures: 3ft Materials Stylecraft Classique Cotton DK 3 x Poppy 4 x Leaf 2 x White 2 x Shell Pink 1 x Black 1 x Sunflower (you… Continue reading Merry Jingles released
I knew exactly what my New Year’s project was going to be, have you ever bought a kit for a blanket and left it for years just sitting there waiting… and waiting … and waiting. Well my kit has been siting waiting for 2 year! I fell in love with Jane Crowfoot's Frida Flowers and… Continue reading An old project for the New Year – Sheena
I am an avid knitter and crocheter (48 years combined), my craft room can attest to that. Honestly, I am not a hoarder; I just have an eclectic taste! Everything looks a whole lot more in my tiny little cottage. As you can imagine, I have gathered quite an assortment of yarns, patterns and notions… Continue reading Double Trouble from Jeni
I want to continue to improve my crochet abilities and conquer one more problem I always run into
I went snooping around my pattern collection to find a project that has been on never ending to do list.
Martin and I like to take road trips, this year we chose Truro, Cornwall because it was Martin’s turn to pick, he wanted to explore the Tin mines and I wanted to find Ross Poldark! The scenery there was breath taking, wild moorlands and hundreds of sandy beaches. Truro, the UK’s most Southerly city is… Continue reading Crochet: Hayley’s New Year’s Project
Hello Pippin readers, 2019 will be all about quality not quantity. So many patterns fall through the gaps as we rush to get on board the newest crochet along. However, what happens to all those patterns that come before, during and after a crochet along. They sit in our Raverly library, they gather dust on… Continue reading New Year.. New Project..