Handmade Doll

My very own handmade doll is finished. What do you think I should name her?   I ended up embroidering her eyes and mouth, which was trickier than I had thought. The stocking fabrick is so stretchy, I had to be very careful not to tighten the thread too much.…

Handmade Doll – Work in Progress

A while ago I was playing with picking up crochet loops on my knitting needles without having a clear idea of what I was making. I ended up with something that looked like a little dolls hat. I thought it was quite cute, so I embellished it with a plait…

Easter Eggs

  [caption id="attachment_136" align="alignnone" width="625"] Easter eggs hanging from a twig.[/caption] The other day I mentioned to my husband how nice it would be to have some decorative Easter eggs in my Etsy shop. His reply was that he finds it very hard to imagine how any sane person could…

Granny Squares

This is what all crocheters are bound to encounter at some point in our crocheting careers; the much loved granny square. They are so fun to make and easy to memorise, after you have made a couple you can crochet them while watching television without having to concentrate or refer…

New Gloves

  [caption id="attachment_68" align="alignnone" width="625"] Making a pair of gloves just for me.[/caption] I have been so busy stocking my Etsy shop lately that I have had to put the gloves I am knitting for myself on the shelf for a while. I lost my mittens earlier this winter and…