Crochet Temperature Blanket – Week 1 Progress

by Alison Stapleton 2018 Temperature Blanket Details This year I am making a temperature blanket. Each day will be represented by a three-row granny square in the colour of the high temperature that day where I live in the city of Vancouver in Canada. I started on...

Cumbria Shawl – Original Crochet Pattern

by Alison Stapleton Cumbria Shawl This easy crochet shawl is part of our English County Shawl Collection exclusively available at Amazon. Suitable for beginner crocheters.         Designed by Alison Stapleton.   More original crochet designs....

Carleton iPad Cover – Crochet Pattern

by Alison Stapleton Tech Essentials I’ve had an iPad for several years now and I’ve been frustrated with the big bulky and clunky hard cases sold in the Apple Store. They are not neat and they make the whole item seem bigger than it is. If the iPad...
Crochet Bag Patterns

Crochet Bag Patterns

 by Alison Stapleton Crochet bags are fun and easy to make. There are many types of bags and most can be made in crochet. The beauty of these designs is that they usually can be made in a day or two. Start now and have a new bag each season (that’s four this...
Square-a-Day Crochet Blankets – 3 Options

Square-a-Day Crochet Blankets – 3 Options

by Alison Stapleton Square-a-Day Crochet Blankets A crocheted square-a-day blanket is easy, quick and it almost grows when you are not looking. You make one square each day of the year to reflect what was happening every day. At the end of twelve months you have...