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...
Christmas Stockings Crochet and Knitted

Christmas Stockings Crochet and Knitted

Christmas Stockings Traditionally Christmas stockings are hung on the mantelpiece around a fireplace so Santa can come down the chimney and put gifts in the stockings for everyone. They are also know as Christmas socks. In days gone by every sock has an orange and a...
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 Ponchos were originally made from a blanket with a hole cut in for your head.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...
Granny Squares – Basic Pattern

Granny Squares – Basic Pattern

by Alison Stapleton Crochet Stitch Diagram – Basic Granny Square This is a basic Granny square A Granny square is the building block of crochet work. Every crocheter can learn to make a Granny square and it is lots of fun. Each row is made with a different color...
“Somerset” Boho Summer Crocheted Top

“Somerset” Boho Summer Crocheted Top

Bohemian crocheted top for summer Somerset is this garment’s design name. This summer boho top is suitable for festival wear and on vacation and is great at the beach over a bikini top. Made in cool cotton. Always choose your colours carefully. This garment...