Free Pattern: Bobble Cowl

Well hello Friday! It’s been a busy week here, lots of design submissions, sample making and even a bit of gardening (and yes, laundry, dusting, housework – I am the ultimate procrastinator!) Speaking of which, five years since I shared the Bobble Cowl with you, I have finally made a new sample, photographed it and … Continue reading “Free Pattern: Bobble Cowl”

Free Pattern – But Not for Much Longer

This week’s Friday Free Pattern is a day early because I’m busy packing for a much needed holiday! This is your last chance to pick this knitted cowl pattern up for free. When I get back it’s going up for sale on my Love Crafts profile. You can find the blog post with all the … Continue reading “Free Pattern – But Not for Much Longer”

Free Pattern: Colour Pop Cowl

The Colour Pop Cowl appeared in Issue 125 of Inside Crochet magazine and you can now download the pattern for free via  Eden Cottage Yarns. Victoria and her team have also put together colour kits for this design. It may be too early to mention the “C” word – but this would make an ideal … Continue reading “Free Pattern: Colour Pop Cowl”

Free Pattern: Wee Mousie

Hello Little Mouse! I make no apologies for my current obsession with tiny cute things – making them is a joy – and being able to make something so quickly is definitely a bonus! These little mice started life as a sample for a Learn to Crochet Class, I quickly realised that others might fall … Continue reading “Free Pattern: Wee Mousie”

New Free Pattern

UPDATE JANUARY 2020 This pattern is being updated and will be available again in the Spring. I can never resist a baby in a cute hat – and this is certainly a cutie – and so easy! The Parker baby hat was published in Craftseller in 2013 and proved very popular because it was so … Continue reading “New Free Pattern”

Free Pattern Friday: All Buttoned Up Mittens

UPDATE JANUARY 2020 This pattern is no longer free. It can be purchased via the link from Ravelry. It will make an appearance at some point during 2020 as my “Friday Free Pattern” – look out for that on my Instagram stories, Twitter or my Facebook Page. This week I wanted to put the spotlight … Continue reading “Free Pattern Friday: All Buttoned Up Mittens”

Let’s Celebrate (a free pattern)

Well 2018 has started well, with a new design published in this month’s Inside Crochet and the new book is progressing well (fingers crossed it stays that way). So, I thought I’d share an old favourite of mine, perfect for cheering up those dull days before spring really does bring sunshine and flowers. These little … Continue reading “Let’s Celebrate (a free pattern)”

Free Pattern: Crochet Flowers

Today I’m off to teach a crochet flower class at the Ditzy Rose Makery in Tattenhall, Cheshire. I’m sharing the pattern we’re going to use here, so even if you can’t be there in person you can join in the crochet flower fun! This pattern first appeared in Inside Crochet magazine (issue 89), this simple … Continue reading “Free Pattern: Crochet Flowers”

Free Patterns

Read all about my latest free pattern and how to download a pdf here. I do have some free patterns on this website. Use the search bar to find posts tagged “free patterns”. I am slowly updating posts and removing some of my older patterns, especially where yarns used are now discontinued or the pattern … Continue reading “Free Patterns”

Free Pattern for Wool Week

  This week I’m celebrating British Wool with a free pattern. These cute ear muffs first appeared in Inside Crochet and I just fell in love with Britt Spring’s beautiful photography and Claire Montgomerie’s styling. They captured the fun but practical design perfectly. I chose Erika Knight’s British Blue Wool for these. Not just because … Continue reading “Free Pattern for Wool Week”

Free pattern: Variable cowl

This autumn the Variable cowl is having a make over – I can’t wait to show you my new version. Meanwhile, here’s the original for you – just in case you’re starting to feel autumnal and need something you can slip on when the weather turns chilly. You can easily substitute a different yarn (just … Continue reading “Free pattern: Variable cowl”

Free pattern: crochet gift bag

Welcome back to the little crochet gift bag!  I “retired” this project from Ravelry as I hoped I would find time to update the pattern in a new yarn sample (Rowan Calmer has now been discontinued). Sadly I never found time, but it’s such a great little project I’ve decided to bring it back in … Continue reading “Free pattern: crochet gift bag”