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
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.
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
The third in the Grannies on the Go series. A burst of bright rainbow squares that have been strategically placed to give an interwoven effect.
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
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
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