Ruby Wax Agave

Yes, another succulent. This was one of the error prone patterns but luckily help was at hand in the online errata list. The pattern says that tension is not important but I used the recommended hook size, no problem this time with thicker, smoother yarn, and whereas the photographs in the book had rather floppy… Read More Ruby Wax Agave

The Giveaway

Having listened to all the ideas, I have decided that I will do as suggested and the ‘prize’ will be a paper copy of one of my patterns (chosen from those pictured below – winners choice!), the right amount of yarn needed to make it and one made by myself as reference and for anyone… Read More The Giveaway


I now have a shop on All these patterns are available for sale on Ravelry. Clicking on the link gives direct access to the pattern page. These flexible fun items can be bought together in an ebook. (See above) These Celtic coasters can be bought together in an ebook with a bonus triquetra coaster. (See… Read More Shop


Some time ago I noticed that some people had, without asking my permission, posted photographs from my blog on their Pinterest sites. I wasn’t sure whether to be flattered or annoyed but it certainly made me feel uneasy as I had no control over what they were doing. Later on I found that there were… Read More Announcement

June Montage

In June I showed you the finished doll that I made for my grandson and some crochet dresses and a top that my mum made for me years ago. I completed my African violets and shared the tutorial on how to make them plus my early attempts at crochetting an orchid. After I shared my… Read More June Montage