Attic 24 Granny Stripe Blanket and Edging – tried and tested

Way back in March, I was introduced to Lucy’s Attic 24 blog and her Granny Stripe Blanket. The gorgeous Granny Stripe blanket is an amazing array of colour and at around £1.85 per 100g ball of yarn (Stylecraft Special Double Knit) I had to have a go!

My Attic 24 Granny Stripe Blanket

Lucy’s Attic 24 Granny Stripe blanket uses 17 balls of yarn in the following shades: Pomegranate, Plum, Meadow, Fondant, Wisteria, Aspen, Saffron, Aster, Shrimp, Lipstick, Lavender, Spring Green, Magenta, Sherbert, Clematis, Turquoise, Cloud Blue. Continue reading

How to make a Simple Crochet Hat – Free Pattern

With the autumn coming in, I thought it would be a good time to share with you an old family hat crochet pattern. It’s pretty simple so great for beginners and uses a spiral as its basis. Even better, you can make a really cute hat in just over an hour!

If you need a stitch reminder at any point check out my free stitch guide posts and summary chart.

In the guide below I’m using some double knitting yarn and a 4.5mm crochet hook. Continue reading