These are a few of the things that make me happy: Earl Grey tea in my Grandma’s china cup, one of her tablecloths, pretty yarn (Wendy ‘Happy’) and GET HAPPY Pink Martini, which is guaranteed to cheer up a grey … Continue reading →
In preparation for the visit of a certain French cyling race to Yorkshire this summer, vast quantities of knitted and crocheted bunting are being prepared. I picked up my ball of yarn in Ilkley this week from Visit Bradford, … Continue reading →
I’ve been working on some more mandala designs and thought that a Yorkshire Rose would work well as a centre motif. Here’s the motif tutorial, and some ideas for mandalas that you could make with it, though it could be … Continue reading →
Peonies are among my favourite flowers. They start off so neat and unassuming, but the anticipation is worthwhile as when they bloom, they are so spectacular. I’m experimenting with crocheted flowers this week so thought I’d introduce this one to … Continue reading →
I’m very excited about bringing you my first mandala pattern! If anything is unclear, please don’t hesitate to leave a comment here or send me a message via my Facebook page. All of these have been made with cotton DK … Continue reading →
Here’s a design that I worked on this morning, having seen that Lucy at Attic 24 is looking for mandalas for Yarndale this year. I’ve been wanting to make my own for a while, having tried out a couple of … Continue reading →
This tutorial builds on skills and stitches that you have already learned and applied in the flower and granny square, though the principle can be used with most stitches. This time, we will learn to work a flat circle in … Continue reading →
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