• Blog,  Crocheting,  Knitting

    Five ways to get yourself out of a crafting funk

    I have yet to meet a crafter who has never been in a crafting funk. It’s definitely frightening when the urge to do your favourite craft(s), which you likely do everyday, just disappears. Sometimes, it’s gradual. Other times, it’s pretty sudden. Whichever way it happens, there’s always an awful feeling…

  • Blog,  Knitting,  Knitting Tips

    Of garment waist shaping and body shapes

    I love it when a knitted garment has waist shaping. Not every garment requires waist shaping, of course, but they’re definitely a necessity if you want that trimmer look. The traditional method of waist shaping involves working decreases and increases at the side of the garment. Although it’s quite possibly…

  • Blog,  Free patterns,  Knitting

    The Cross Beanie Pattern

    Happy Easter friends! We’re enjoying a lovely long weekend here in the UK with Good Friday and Easter Monday being public holidays. Definitely a very much welcomed break. Thought I’ll share a free pattern that I  created and wrote almost two years ago during Easter – The Cross Beanie. For me…