Oh my. I've long admired all the beautiful hexagon blankets out there. The riot of colour! This is an excellent stash buster for all those little balls of yarn that you feel too sorry to chuck out, but is simply not enough to make something substantial. I started my blanket early last year (yes, I … Continue reading How To Make A Hexagon Blanket
Every plant deserves a cool, funky knitted dress, don't they? You'll need: Some jute yarn, knitting needles, scissors and a nude plant. (I used Jute from Kismet Yarns in Bright Yellow, and 8.00mm knitting needles) First, start by measuring the height of your plant. If, for example, the pot measures 15cm, you'll need to … Continue reading How To Dress Your Plants
In the new issue of Create Magazine Winter 2017! My super frivolous, happy feather boa cushion is part of the unique collection of patterns in this quarter's issue. The cushion is made with Vanilla and splashes of Aqua and Pear. A feather boa trim adds a cheeky touch! The cushion is made with rows of … Continue reading Create Magazine Winter 2017
A small thoughtful gift goes a long way to telling the recipient that you really care about them. Anyone can walk into a shop and spend money on something generic. Making something with your own two hands says that you've put some thought into it, and didn't only spend money on a gift, but also … Continue reading How To Add Edging To Tea Towels
A few weeks ago, my friend, Christelle, (admin of the highly popular Ons Hekel; a South African FB crochet group) sent out an SOS. She was looking for the pattern to a very special vintage motif. After an exhaustive Google Image Search, and us scouring every single vintage (and modern) crochet book we could find, … Continue reading Stel’s Vintage Motif
I love small little projects that can be completed quickly and without fuss. These wristwarmers hardly take any time at all to finish.