The Curious Case of the Disappearing Motifs

Back in January 2015 I had a design frenzy, the only problem was, I had no idea what to call the patterns. As they were all generally motifs, I decided to give them girls names, from A to Z. I got to L before my crochet mojo left the building. I now realise that the last…

Cotton Candy Granny Square

  American Crochet Terms used throughout. Materials: DK weight yarn in 3 colours 4.00mm hook Finished Size: Approximately 6”/16cm square Abbreviations: ch – chain sc – single crochet dc – double crochet hdc – half double crochet tr -treble crochet dtr – double treble crochet sl st – slip stitch sk – skip st(s) –…

Butterfly Cluster Square

Pattern rewritten June 2017 I started experimenting with clusters when I designed the Flower Basket/Coaster. I haven’t yet found a pattern stitch to attribute a name to it, so for this design I’ve called it a Butterfly Cluster, which I think is fairly descriptive! American Crochet Terms used throughout. Materials: DK weight yarn in 3…

Grrrr-anny Squares

I can usually crochet granny squares with my eyes closed I’ve made that many of them, but not today. I’m working on some mini squares for a project, based on hdc’s, for some reason I can’t stop at hdc, they keep morphing into full-blooded dc’s. Finally after a few choice words, I made my first…

Granny’s Reticule

American Crochet Terms used throughout. Materials: DK weight yarn in 2 colours 3.5mm hook Finished Size: Approximately 9″/23cm tall, the base is 5″/13cm in diameter buy now on Ravelry