Welcome Back Pookie Pals

I have always had a secret (or not so secret) obsession with crocheting cute, tiny things. It’s often a way of destressing after a difficult or complicated design project. Sometimes I just get the urge to crochet something that is quick and allows for some creativity. That’s how the Pookie Pals were born. The original template patterns (for pig, bear and bunny) appeared way back … Continue reading Welcome Back Pookie Pals

Saturday Review: Mini Crochet Creatures by Lauren Bergstrom

This is certainly the cutest and most adorable crochet book to land on my desk in recent months. I have loved exploring all the different animals and possibilities this new book offers. Published this month, Mini Crochet Creatures really does qualify for the  description “adorable”. It really is delightful, and if you think you can’t be charmed by tiny crochet then  take a “sneaky peek” … Continue reading Saturday Review: Mini Crochet Creatures by Lauren Bergstrom

In love with small things

My love affair with all things tiny shows no signs of burning itself out. I’ve never really tried designing amigurumi – there are too many fabulous and talented designers  making tiny marvels already – but after finishing “the book” I just need some downtime and amigurumi seemed the perfect choice.  This week has had an autumnal feel about it and so a tiny pumpkin was … Continue reading In love with small things

Summer break

Well hello there! While the British summer may have been a bit of a washout so far, I have had a lovely break (cue photo of French sunflowers!) and now it’s back to work. Work in “the book” continues, with some exciting stuff this week, which involved a trip to Tunbridge Wells – I can’t wait to tell you more and reveal a new departure … Continue reading Summer break