Published in Food
I have a deep dark pantry. Like most people, I suppose. Finding spices and herbs in little plastic bags or teeny tiny jars has always been a test of my patience. So when I ordered what I thought to be drink bottles for a party (yes, it’s all the rage), and they turned out to […]

Published in Crochet
Crochet Confession #1 I have never worked with yarn finer than 8-ply, or a hook slimmer than 4mm. Which leads me to my next confession… Crochet Confession #2 I’ve never made a tension square before. I rarely work with patterns, and when I have, I’ve never bothered to test my tension. But since my next […]

Published in Travel
These two crazy beautiful people have just set off on their three-month-long honeymoon, six months after they said ‘I do’ in gorgeous New Zealand… which has led me to reminisce about that glorious day. Love you two, I can’t wait to hear about your adventures in Mongolia/Iceland/Russia/Austria/UK/USA. xo  

Published in Crochet
Easy peasy crochet beanie complete! The pattern from Ravelry recommended 14 rounds of stitches — I think I ended up doing double that! It just wasn’t big enough (it looked quite hilarious actually, it didn’t even cover Erika’s little ears). I added a double crochet edge with a light grey yarn to finish it off. […]

Published in Crochet
Ok, so the plan was to take lots of photos to show you this beanie in progress, but it’s just so darn quick, I was half-way through before I knew it. I’m pleased with how quickly I’m progressing, thanks to the 10-ply and 5mm crochet hook. Speaking of, have you tried the Clover Soft Touch […]