Pattern Review – She Sells Sea Shawl

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

Crochet, Patterns, Stylecraft Special DK, Stylecraft Yarn

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

Crochet Along, Floralia

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

Crochet Along, Floralia

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

Crochet, Patterns, Queen Shawl Collection, Stylecraft Yarn

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