Coming out of your comfort zone is tough in the beginning, chaotic in the middle, and awesome in the end…because in the end, it shows you a whole new world. I wasn’t planning on starting something new, but while I was in my summerhouse aka my craft room/husband and kids dumping ground, four brightly coloured … Continue reading Autumn Briar Rose
When I first learnt to crochet, all I was really interested in was making a simple classic granny square blankets, just like the one my mum had made for me as a child. I loved it, not only it’s softness and comfort but the bright rainbow colours that lifted spirits. I wanted to recreate those … Continue reading Moonstone
The Lotus flower has so many meanings, mostly it is associated with purity and beauty. To me it’s more than that, it’s strength, wisdom, hope, determination and of course beauty. It’s a symbol of life struggles and the doubts we have about ourselves throughout life. We all question if we are good enough, worthy enough, … Continue reading Lotus Moon
There is nothing more precious than a new baby boy. He will fill a space in your heart, that you never knew existed until that moment, a void filled with love so strong, it has no words. An unbreakable love only a parent understands. As his tiny hand, grips your finger, your hopes and dreams … Continue reading Blanket of hugs – Briar Rose II
When my very kind, caring and generous hubby gave me, 70 skeins of Crystal Quartz, Scheepjes Stonewashed XL, for my Christmas present, I instantly knew what I wanted to make. Of course it had to be, Sophie Universe by Dedri Uys from, Look at what I made, an absolutely stunning crochet along pattern, back in … Continue reading Mandala With Flower Meets Sophie
Just over two weeks ago, Vanessa from Hooked On Sunshine, released a new pattern, Briar Rose. I instantly knew I had to make it and for once I knew the colour palette I wanted to use. I’ve struggled with colour combos lately so I just had to go with my gut feeling, even though I … Continue reading Briar Rose
At the end of October last year I started making my wonderful Auntie Jan a blanket for Christmas. 🎄 I knew there was always a risk I would not get it done in time as I had another important present to work on for my twin sister Hayley's 40th birthday. To cut a long story short I … Continue reading Stitches Entwined With Love.