When my BFF and crochet confidant Stephanie from Its Crochet O'Clock told me that she was hosting a pattern by new upcoming designer I jumped at the chance to get on board and offered to test the new design. The Designer Russell Sansom aka theticcyknitter on instagram is a UK based fiber artist. Inspired by… Continue reading Pattern Review – She Sells Sea Shawl
Pippin goes Peacock!
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!
Floralia Part Six
Please accept my sincere apologies, its been a super busy day and honestly I lost track of time. I know some of you are grateful for the extra time to finish off last weeks panels. Are you glad I split those little squares up into 2 weeks 🙂 So onto Part Six, this week we… Continue reading Floralia Part Six
Floralia Part Five
Congratulations you made it to Part Five! This week we will finish off our mini squares and turn them into 4 panels. You will be happy to know there will not be as many ends this week as there was last week. Our mini squares are made with some decorative popcorn corners and then squared… Continue reading Floralia Part Five
Floralia Part Four
This week we are going to take a break from our center square and work on our surrounding small squares.
Floralia Part Three
Are you ready! Last week we took it easy and you all breezed through part two, this week we are going to up the tempo and square off out center blooms.
Floralia Part Two
Ready for part two! This week we will take it a little easy and extend out center blooms. Deep V stitches and perky bobbles are this week's mantra!
Floralia CAL – Part One
Part One - Center Bloom Its July 1st and that means its officially the start of your Floralia adventure.
Floralia CAL – Stitches Used
The Floralia blanket is suitable for everyone from the adventurous beginner to the expert crocheter. The free pattern, which will be in eight weekly parts, will be posted here on the Pippin Poppycock website and in the Pippin Crochet Club on Facebook. Fellow Blogstar, Helen Shrimpton from Crystals and Crochet has recorded a full set… Continue reading Floralia CAL – Stitches Used
Queen of the Seas – Now Live
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