It's mid summer in the UK and we had some very warm weather just recently. I had some yarn left over from my Black Forest blanket (see earlier blog post for details https://nickybeecrochet.com/2020/06/11/welcome-to-my-blog/ ) and decided to be unseasonable and make some hot water bottle covers to sell in my Etsy shop https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/nickybeecrochet and on… Continue reading Hot Water Bottle Covers
I’ve wanted to crochet one of these blankets since I saw the ones that @littledovecrochet made. https://littledovedesigns.co.uk/blogs/little-dove-crochet-blogs/field-of-daisies-blanket The pattern for the daisies and the squares is by Tillie Tulip http://tillietulip.blogspot.com/2012/06/to-beg-chain-ch-5-and-join-to-form.html I chose my usual Stylecraft Special DK https://www.stylecraft-yarns.co.uk/Special+DK/0_caea175_CAFA016.htm from Wool Warehouse https://www.woolwarehouse.co.uk/ The daisy centres are Mocha and the petals are Soft Peach. I used… Continue reading Field of Daisies Baby Blanket
I usually make stock to sell in my Etsy Shop https://etsy.me/2JahC7j or crochet custom orders for folks. This week, having finished a custom order, I decided I would finally get around to crocheting a cushion cover to match our bedroom which we renovated a year ago! Blacksmith’s horse and all that... We chose a muted… Continue reading Colour Blend Cushion
The most recent crochet project I have completed is a blanket/throw comprised of sunburst granny squares joined by the ‘continuous join as you go’ method. I used one of my favourite yarns - Stylecraft Special DK https://www.stylecraft-yarns.co.uk/Special+DK purchased from Wool Warehouse https://www.woolwarehouse.co.uk/. The colours used for the squares are Pale Rose, Plum, Grape, Stone, Mocha,… Continue reading Welcome to my blog….