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How to crochet the Summer Breeze Laptop Case

How to crochet the Summer Breeze Laptop Case

My favourite crochet patterns are the simple ones. Those that don’t involve¬†much counting, or end weaving or increasing or decreasing, or any of those evil shenanigans. I found that the trick to making a simple crochet project into something great is choosing the right stitch […]

Floral Granny Square Crochet Pattern

Floral Granny Square Crochet Pattern

Since I’ve started this site my head has been spinning with ideas for things to crochet, from slippers to cute and cuddly amigurumis, to tote bags, to¬†blankets. The one thing that I keep coming back to is granny squares. I just love granny squares, they […]

How to Crochet a Beanie – This Super Easy Pattern is perfect for Beginners

How to Crochet a Beanie – This Super Easy Pattern is perfect for Beginners

When I started crocheting I got stuck on the scarf stage for about a year. I could do rows of things but didn’t really dare to venture into deeper waters. The words “increase” and “decrease” scared the living hell out of me and made me […]

Blanket Love – How I fell in love with a Stitch

Blanket Love – How I fell in love with a Stitch

Over Christmas, we were travelling to the US to visit family. I was manically crocheting in the weeks leading up to it, and even finished some of the last gifts only on the flight there. Turns out, you get less weird stares than expected crocheting […]

Oh the Huemanatee! How to crochet a rainbow manatee

Oh the Huemanatee! How to crochet a rainbow manatee

The other day at work, my colleagues were discussing which animals we would choose as our spirit animal or patronus. Well, what a stupid question, because the best and most amazing animal in the world is clearly the manatee! These body-positive mermaids are so gentle, […]