I recently discovered a yarn shop in Mt Albert, Auckland (New Zealand). Now, I’m a Spotlight girl because its cheap and there is so much to choose from. But I do like the occasionally trip into an independent yarn business.
This shop is called ‘Knit n Stitch‘ and sells yarn from around the world – some noteworthy that I saw was Filatura di Crosa from Italy, Lily Sugar’n Cream Cotton from the USA, and Malabrigo from Uruguay.Read More »
In this post I will be showing you three ways to line a piece of crochet. Two will be lining a square and one a circle. They will be written from easiest to hardest. I am also going to include the advantages and disadvantages of each way, and what each is useful for. Each piece will be sewn using the ‘backstitch.’ Before we start I recommend you watch the video tutorials at the bottom of this post.Read More »
I made this for my best friend’s birthday as she loves bags and I love crochet. It is lined with a funky floral fabric that gives it a vintage look.Read More »
One of my friends is going home to Japan and likely won’t be coming back. I searched all over the internet to find a free kimono pattern for a doll I’m making her, but with no luck so I’ve just winged it.
The pattern is made up of 5 parts; back, 2 sleeves, and 2 fronts.
My Current WIP is a simple pullover with side pockets. I’ve never done pockets the way I was planning to do for this, so like any crocheter, I went to search the web for ideas.Read More »
Today I was in my local Look Sharp store investigating their Halloween items and I came across some rope. Look Sharp is like a $2 store, so each of these were that price. Its 15 meters of 9 mm cotton rope that actually feels really nice and flexible. I bought all the ones they had, intending for it to be a basket.Read More »