Over the last few weeks I have been hard at work developing a new hat knitting pattern. Meet Veronica - a fun yet simple knit in a cosy aran or worsted weight yarn with a modern geometric motif created in colour work. The hat is worked in two colours; a solid background colour with a bright … Continue reading A new hat pattern – test knitters required
I've only gone and done it...I've opened an Etsy shop. This is something I have been thinking about for some time. Not because I need another time suck on my hands but rather because I have made too many things and I cant possibly keep them all. So that's exactly what you will find in … Continue reading Hs Handcrafts is open on Etsy!
I know a lot of people love to knit socks. It is never something I have had any desire to try before. The thought of spending time creating something beautiful that is going to sit on my feet just bemuses me! However, I am willing to be converted. What is it about sock knitting that … Continue reading Calling all sock knitters…
You may remember some time ago I shared with you the cowl I made my mum for her birthday. Well, I have eventually written up the pattern I created and it is available for you to download and make for yourself for free from Ravelry! How to name a pattern Strangely enough the trickiest … Continue reading Avena Cowl
I am back from my holiday and had a lovely break, I even managed to get a little bit of knitting done but our time was mostly spent doing other fun things so there's not really much to show. I doubt I will have much time this week either as its always the same after a … Continue reading Catching up
After all that blogging about knitting and crochet last week I was really excited to get on with some sewing last weekend so I made a good start on the next item on my 'to-sew' list. It was the Clemence skirt from the Tilly and the Buttons' book. I have seen a few of these … Continue reading Waterfall Skirt
I have some exciting news! If you liked the look of my boot cuffs that I made in my previous post you will be delighted to hear that the pattern is now available to download for FREE on here on Ravelry! I would love any feedback anyone has on this pattern as it is my first attempt at … Continue reading Free Pattern: Andalusian Boot Cuffs