The Crochet Wars

The Crochet Wars

by Alison Stapleton The war between knitters and crocheters continues unabated. If you are not a knitter or a crocheter you may not be aware of the subtle war that rages on in parlours and coffee shops across the land. I was chatting with my friend Nicole at Canadian...
Your First Crochet Sale

Your First Crochet Sale

by Alison Stapleton Your first sale is defined as the one where you sell a hand-made crocheted item to someone you have never met. When you make your first sale it is one of the five steps towards building your prosperous crochet business. That initial sale can be the...
Lancashire Day

Lancashire Day

by Alison Stapleton 27th November every year is Lancashire Day Lancashire is a county in the north west of England. This special day is celebrated by men and women and lassies from Lancashire who may or may not still live there. Like me. I am originally from...
All About Crochet Ponchos

All About Crochet Ponchos

by Alison Stapleton Ponchos Ponchos are always on trend and make a good fashion staple. Ponchos were originally made from a blanket with a hole cut in for your head. This simple method will still work, but it creates too much fabric around your body. Your poncho...
Crochet Granny Jacket Update #2

Crochet Granny Jacket Update #2

62 squares by Alison Stapleton Update number 2 If you missed the start of the jacket (update number 1) and the granny square you can go back and read those posts. You can see the final post (update number 3) as well. My crochet granny jacket is coming along now....