Felting Project – Felt Necklace

Instructions for how to make a felt necklace – with a bit of crochet and wool roving.

How to Make a Russian Join

What is a Russian join? A Russian join is a very effective way to join 2 yarn ends without using a knot. It works well on any type of plied yarn, especially when the yarn doesn’t felt, such as for cotton, linen or superwash wool yarns. It can be used for knitting and crochet. I … Continue reading “How to Make a Russian Join”

Plant Dyes and Your Health

Did you know that textiles dyed with plant dyes can be good for you? As a part of my personal search for a healthier lifestyle, I am on an ongoing quest to learn more about natural plant dyes, their uses and how to achieve the range of colours that plant dyes can produce. In this … Continue reading “Plant Dyes and Your Health”

Agathis

A few weeks ago I had a lovely holiday in Kassiopi, Corfu. I had visited there a few years ago and had discovered a very talented weaver who has a small shop on the main street of Kassiopi. I was very pleased to see that she is still in business and is doing well. She … Continue reading “Agathis”

Halloween Crochet Patterns

Hallowe’en Crafts – ‘Free crochet patterns and projects

St Patricks Day Crochet

St. Patrick’s Day – Free patterns, yarns, projects, charts and designs for all your crochet

Valentines Day Crochet Patterns

Valentine’s Day Crochet – ‘Free patterns, yarns, projects, charts and designs for all your crochet

Easter Crochet Patterns

Easter Crafts – ‘Free crochet patterns and projects.