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 Food
Yes, I have succumbed. And before you say 'puh! She's spelt macaroons wrong!', as I did the first time I saw it spelt this way, I should tell you that 'macaron' is French (although apparently derived from an Italian word). The English word 'macaroon' can also refer to a coconut macaroon (one of my mum's favourite biscuits from the Women's Weekly 'Beautiful Biscuits' cookbook!)...