Category Archives: crochet

there’s a chill in the air…

There has been a distinctive ‘winter on the way’ feel about the weather over the past week or so – especially since daylight saving finished… So, it is time to get the hook out again and spend cool nights making some … Continue reading

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Crochet is très chic…

Just received the latest Paris Vogue and spotted this crochet dress by Salvatore Ferragamo- so reminiscent of dresses my Nanna used to make, though we always wore something underneath them, of course. I am also inspired by Christopher Kane AW 2011 … Continue reading

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Swim anyone?

Granny squares are everywhere – even on these Hotel Bondi Swim one piece…. Not sure if they do it for me – but nice to see crochet is influencing all manner of objects

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What to do next…?

So I have finished the blanket for my boy and wondering what to do next… I would love to try something like the one of those granny blankets in Nanny McPhee (maybe next winter) but would really  love to do … Continue reading

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Boys and their blankets…

My son’s first love wasn’t a toy but a blanket and he went everywhere with it from about the time he was 3 months until he had to go to school – even then it stayed on his bed and … Continue reading

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Get your hook out….

… and I do mean your crochet hook… Here’s a look at what Moschino have been up to with their crochet hook as seen at the Milano Furniture Fair and in British Vogue this month… 

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Where to begin….

I recently reacquainted myself with crochet and have started a simple granny square afghan rug… I forgot how much I enjoy it and I always considered myself more of a knitter.  I went through a period where I knitted everything … Continue reading

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