Archive | August 2013

I love buttons

I love buttons

Trying to sort out my ever growing button collection!




Fingerless gloves for my shop.My grandaughter was the model for this photograph.

Granny Bunting- Remix Styles

Love this bunting

Crochet with Raymond


I’m discovering that writing patterns is quite different to writing photo-tutorials!  As I type out the patterns for my students-to-be to learn from, I’m noticing that everything needs to be perfectly clear as I can’t rely on pictures to explain things for me!

As I promised that I would share these classes with you lovelies, here is the latest installment, the Granny Bunting pattern, cut and pasted, fixed up, de-photographed, and re-worked to (hopeful) perfection!  Enjoy!

You will need:

  • 3 different colours of 8ply wool and one length of white/cream wool
  • A 4mm crochet hook
  • A wool needle for darning in ends

To begin:

  • Make a magic ring and into the ring make 1slst, ch3 (counts as 1dc) 2dc, ch4, 3dc, ch4, 3dc, ch4, join with a slst to 3rd ch of original 3ch.  Fasten off.
  • Join new colour into one of the 4ch spaces with a slst and ch3 (counts…

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Sunny Thursday Butterfly

Sunny Thursday Butterfly

I find looking at butterflies fascinating.It’s wonderful to see them in the garden.According to Native American folklore -If you see a butterfly it means you are going through a tranformation!