Top projects of 2018 – Knit / Crochet / Sew

Following on from the top cakes of 2018 post, here’s the other projects from 2018 that I actually remember to take a photo of. That part is crucial as I am always making something, yet only seem to have a few photos. Top resolution for 2019 = always take photos. As before, here are my…

Crochet Baby Blanket

For about a year now I’ve had so many different projects on the go that I’ve never actually finished any. I made myself a promise to finish some projects before I started any more. Here’s one of the finished items. I only learnt how to crochet 2 years ago, yet here I am making full…

Flowers

For our wedding we had decided we just wanted it to be relaxed and not too formal. Flowers seem to be one of the biggest costs at a wedding which seems a little silly given they don’t last long! My mum made my bouquet and some smaller ones for bridesmaids.¬†She also made some corsages for…

Crochet Definitions

This post is a little unexciting, but I’m constantly looking for my little notebook where I’ve written down the difference between UK and US crochet. It’s got bright yellow hedgehogs on it so you think it would be easy, but alas no. I therefore thought it would be sensible to type up and put in…

First crochet project

In September I went to a granny squares crochet tutorial at Tea and Crafting. I’ve posted a review of it in an earlier post but wanted to reiterate how great the class is for newbies. With the crochet bug, I started crocheting a granny square blanket. This is just one giant big granny square, rather…

Crochet for beginners

In August I left a company I had worked at for nearly 6 years. My colleagues bought me a range of baking items and a voucher for http://www.teaandcrafting.co.uk Tea and Crafting is run by someone who sounds like she is as passionate about making things as I am but has actually gone and made a…