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 garlands are so simple and you can easily personalise them … 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 motif has so many uses, stitch them to brooch backs … Continue reading Free Pattern: Crochet Flowers

Pretty Flower Pin Cushion

This isn’t a new pattern, I’m slowly moving patterns over from Baking and Making and this has always been one of my favourites. The flower is the same one I used forĀ  theĀ  Crochet Baby Hat I designed for Craftseller magazine a few years back, it’s such a versatile little pattern it can be used for almost anything. To make the pin cushion, you’ll need … Continue reading Pretty Flower Pin Cushion