A Beautiful Scarf

Now that Autumn truly has arrived we have the perfect excuse to start wearing “all” the knitwear! For me, that means pairing every outfit with a scarf, shawl or cowl. On my hook right now is this gorgeous Nubbly Scarf designed by Ali Campbell for my last book. Ali chose a chunky alpaca / merino blend from Bergere de France, but I’m making mine in … Continue reading A Beautiful Scarf

A Rather Lovely Blanket

Well, hello there! It’s been a while – sorry – but now I’m back. There’s lots to catch up on, new patterns, new magazine launches and a very exciting new podcast to tell you about . My goodness I disappear to recover from dreadful pneumonia and while I’m gone the world of crochet goes mad!! Today I’m sharing another guest designer project from my new … Continue reading A Rather Lovely Blanket

Book Signing

This Sunday (21st Feb) I shall be at the NEC Birmingham signing copies of my new book “The Woman’s Weekly Guide to Crochet”. I’ll be on stand J22 (Search Press stand) from 1pm until 2.30pm. So if you’re planning to be at CHSI trade show this Sunday, do stop by and say hello to me or to one of the other fabulous authors.   Continue reading Book Signing

As Seen on TV

Well, not quite TV, but YouTube! I had great fun in the summer filming a couple of videos to accompany my new book with the team from Woman’s Weekly.  We chose Tunisian crochet,  which is a technique I’m often asked about and it’s so easy to get started I knew it would be perfect. You can view the video, which takes you through Tunisian Knit … Continue reading As Seen on TV