The Chevron Scarf (again)

Over on Instagram this week, crocheters have been sharing their favourite scarf patterns. As always I “had” to post a picture of my Chevron Scarf. I know, you’ve all seen this plenty of times, but I love the simplicity. I often pick up skeins of self patterning yarn, intending to knit socks or try out a new crochet idea. Invariably, I end up making a … Continue reading The Chevron Scarf (again)

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

Yarndale teaser

I am so excited today,Vicki from Eden Cottage Yarns has posted a small teaser on her blog featuring her new collection.  “Drift” will be launched at Yarndale later this month  and features designs from some exceptionally talented knitwear designers. I’m proud to say a few of my crochet designs are also included. You can read Vicki’s blog post, introducing the new collection here. If you’re … Continue reading Yarndale teaser

Granny Cool Loves…

Granny squares – they never go out of style! A few years back House of Holland wowed the catwalk with their amazing granny inspired collection, including a granny square scarf  (the kind most of us crocheters have at least one of). Sarah London (another lover of the granny square wrote this piece about the collection and I’ve noticed several “instagrammers” recently sporting their own interpretation … Continue reading Granny Cool Loves…