Crochet Crazy

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| April 2, 2013

I saw something online and was inspired to try this. Its double sided tunisian knit. It could look better IMHO but for a first try it wasn’t so bad. This was made by doing pick up colour a, turn work off colour b, purl colour b, turn work off colour a.

double knitting

| October 1, 2012

Ok. My friend Dave on google plus does plenty of this and he has inspired me to try it. This is the first time I picked up knitting needles in a long time. I was impressed I could cast on and remember knit and purl. I haven’t started any form of pattern so really this […]

Stuart’s star – how its made

| August 31, 2012

Following the post on how Im going to be making Tamzin’s blanket, I thought I’d also show you how/where I found to make Stuart’s star.  I found these great instructions from Mikey..

Interlocking crochet

| August 31, 2012

Whats needed for Tamzin’s blanket? where here, let youtube show you. < They show the basics of the work Im going to do! So, if thats the basics.. imgine how much fun there is in the whole project? Its going to need an awful lot of concentration.. But at the same time Im really looking […]

Tamzin’s blanket! (Planning)

| August 29, 2012

After a good while spent looking through many of my stitch books, I now fear I should have gotten her looking at my pattern books instead.. After all, the original plan was white/cream textured blanket.. Heres what she picked, and she wants it in buff fleck and black (Pictures from the Interlocking Crochet book […]

Been asked to do a blanket!

| August 23, 2012

As you know I like to make blankets, its what makes me happy. Someones asked me to do her one, and I know I have a few others to make.. Things like a 3rd tardis do need a bit of a gap before I do that, and my friends scarf (Im sorry its a banner!) […]

future plans

| August 18, 2012

So. Playing with ideas for next blanket. I wanted to swirl but black on the outside line didn’t work it disappeared when the swirl came round. Worked better on the inside. Then I tried a 6 point star. What else do you think would work?

New plans

| January 20, 2011

I have been asked to make a couple of things. They are still in the design phase. This is a scarf, likely to end up around 40cm by 3m.. yes.. that was the size they want! Background colour is to be decided, as is the size. At the moment thats around lap blanket size. So, […]

Pattern crazy!

| July 31, 2010

So, I enjoy making patterns of things, and its dawned on me that there maybe people out there who would like to make some of my patterns. So, I had a thought. If I make some patterns, I feel I should charge for them, I don’t tend to charge for anything else I do, so, […]

Site plans

| May 31, 2010

My plans are to put some “How I did that” pages/posts together.  While I don’t view what I do as exciting or complicated, I do know that sometimes its just because maybe you never thought it that way. First plan is making a pattern – now, if i give you an idea of my general […]

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