The “Twisted Granny” square, I believe was a designed by the Instagramer, gulag_degirmenci. Unfortunately there wasn’t a pattern available, but she had kindly posted a photo tutorial, which can be found on her Instagram feed. I’m not sure what the square is actually called so when I made my first Lapghan, using the square I named … Continue reading Solis, Twisted Granny Lapghan
Although my mind is craving to make intrigue complex patterns, sometimes is a good thing to go back to basics, to rest the mind and remember where your journey began. The beginning of my crochet journey was far from plain-sailing, I couldn’t even master a foundation chain. It seriously took me a good weekend, if … Continue reading Granny Square – Back To Basics.
Last year, I started making the Lilliana Afghan by Vanessa at Hooked on Sunshine. I only completed part one of the crochet along, for some unknown reason I didn’t complete it. It’s so pretty I wanted to do something with the part one centre mandala, so I decided to try and square it up and … Continue reading Framed Lilliana Square
I have very mixed views about social media, it can be a huge platform for cyber bullying, judgment, over sharing and damn right rudeness but it can also be a place where you can find inspiration, talk to like minded people who share the same passions, follow designers, photographers etc, etc. Facebook groups are great … Continue reading Twisted Granny
August has shown me how lucky I am, even though we don’t have much in the materiel aspect and we live in a house that desperately needs work, we are lucky to have each other, our little family. Every August my hubby takes a trip to Germany with the drag racing team he crews for, … Continue reading Round Up, Round Up – August 2018
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
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