Beginners Crochet Hearts – Free Pattern

This chunky yarn cute heart bunting was one of my first crochet projects.

I found the gorgeous pattern on Julia Crossland’s blog .Thanks’s Julia!

The hearts are so versatile and can be used for mobiles, brooches, coasters, front of greeting  / valentine cards or joined together to form scarves or belts. Continue reading

One Lovely Blog Award

Thank you to Veldagia of Loopy Pink Contemplation for nominating me for the ‘One Lovely Blog Award’ – it’s great to have such fabulous feedback and know that your blog is being read (and liked!). Continue reading

Knitted Rolled Brim Beanie Hat – Free beginners pattern

For my quick and easy Beanie hat I used some fabulous ‘Crofter DK’ yarn and a pair of 4.5mm needles. I love this yarn at it gives you a Fair Isle effect without the hard work – perfect for beginners. Continue reading

Decreasing / Knit Two Together

A decrease stitch reduces the number of stitches and is used to shape your work or form pretty lace patterns.

A simple way of decreasing the number of stitches is shown below. This method is also referred to as “knit two together” or K2tog for short. Continue reading