Tutorial: Slip knot

As someone who has crocheted their whole life I take for granted some of the basic things that you need to be able to do in order to crochet and one of these is the slip knot. Even without having knit or crocheted before you may already know how to tie a slip knot but […]

Read More Tutorial: Slip knot

My Return to Cross-Stitching

I can still remember being in Year 2 at school and being taught how to cross-stitch by stitching our initials. For whatever reason I couldn’t get my head around it and so my work looked a mess compared to that of my classmates. I got a bit upset about it and so my mum, being […]

Read More My Return to Cross-Stitching

The Gift of Crafting

I’ve grown up knowing how to knit and crochet. All of the women in my family up until my generation have done it for as long as I can remember. I was lucky enough that my mum decided that she didn’t want this family skill to stop being passed on and so she taught me the very basics of how to knit and crochet and bought me my first crochet hook and first set of knitting needles. The gift of being able to create something out of practically nothing is something I can’t thank my mum enough for.

Read More The Gift of Crafting