It’s funny how those oft repeated saying from our childhood stay with us. I was reminded of after my swim this morning, struggling to fasten straps and pull jeans over hips in a chilly wind! It’s the time of year when my hats, scarves and gloves sit in higgledy piggledy mountains by the door, ready to be pulled on every time I leave the house. … Continue reading Cold Hands, Warm Heart
I’m very pleased to let you all know that my Etsy shop is now open again and I’m starting to add new pdf downloads of my baby and toddler patterns. Most of these have been previously published in UK crochet magazines and this is the first time they’ve been available as individual downloads. The first two patterns are now live and they’re both perfect for … Continue reading Etsy Shop Open for Business!
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 use the appropriate hook) and alter the length or width … Continue reading Free pattern: Variable cowl
Over the summer I shall be redesigning and re branding all my knitting and crochet patterns, some will be “retired” for ever and some are being made with new yarns in new colours. Before I remove them all from sale here’s your chance to grab a bargain. Most patterns are now reduced to just £1 (plus VAT), so head over to Ravelry and choose your … Continue reading Ravelry Pattern Sale
Just “popping in” to let readers know that you can now find lots of my crochet patterns for free here. All previously appeared in let’s Get Crafting magazine and mostly they are homewares and accessories – but do check out the patterns by other designers. There’s a super collection here. Take a look – you might find something you like here! All images are (c) … Continue reading Free Crochet Patterns
Slowly, very slowly I am adding all my free patterns to Granny Cool. It’s a slow process. The new book is at the editing stage (still lots of samples to make). We’ve done a couple of shoots and I’m desperate to share some images with you and tell you about the amazing collaborators who are designing and working with me. Meanwhile, if you click on … Continue reading Free Crochet Patterns (& More to Come)
I have uploaded some new patterns to my Ravelry store. They are suitable for beginners. Most of the patterns are “bundles”, in other words, you get more than one pattern included (for example, the desk set has patterns for pencil pot, ipad cover, iphone cosy, flower garland and coasters). here are a few pics to show you what’s on offer this month: I know this … Continue reading New Patterns for Sale