Published in Crochet, Kids
Ta-da! I’ve finished Alana’s crochet beanie! (Here’s the work-in-progress). It’s a lovely little pattern, and I’m so pleased I finished. Alana’s has a little bit of room to grow in it, but that’s fine — it can still get chilly over the next couple of months. If you’re interested in making one for a little […]


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 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 […]