All my tutorials are free, they are all photo tutorials, and I am slowly adding video tutorials.

  • Colour Boards

      Colour Boards They are a great idea, right? Well they look great, and there are so many places you can find colour boards or mood boards, you can also,...

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  • Cable Stitch

      Cable stitch is an interlocking stitch. It is worked over a multiple of 4 stitches. It can be worked in rows, or in the round. Working in rows, you...

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  • Seamless Squares

    I have been playing with some ideas...nothing new there then!! One thing that really bugs me is the "seam" you get in a square, or hexagon, when you are working...

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  • Design your Own Jumper

    How to Design your own Jumper   Making a simple jumper or pullover is far easier than you may think. I am a great fan of jumpers. I love to...

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  • Choosing Colours for Your Crochet Projects

      Choices, choices, choices…. And decisions, decisions, decisions. Where on earth do you start when you want to pick the perfect colour pallet for your next crochet project?   I...

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  • Securing ends…

    Ok I know, so many people hate weaving in ends! But if you want your project to be loved and used for a long time, then it needs to stand...

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  • Joining Squares

      In a perfect world, all of the squares you are going to join together will be the same size and have the same stitch count. But this is not...

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  • Slip Stitch Joins

    Slip Stitch Joins One of the easiest ways to join your crochet afghan, or granny squares is with a slip stitch join. In this tutorial I will show you two...

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  • Whip Stitch and Mattress Stitch Join

      Sewing Squares Together A very easy way to join your squares together is to sew them, using a blunt yarn needle and either matching yarn, or for something more...

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  • Light and Lacy Summer Poncho

    Light and Lacy Summer Poncho   I just love ponchos! I find them so comfortable to wear, and love the way they can jazz up plain everyday outfits. They are...

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  • Rosetta

    Rosetta I am thrilled to be a part of the amazing team of designers working on the "Friends Around the World 1 year Anniversary CAL 2015-16". This is being hosted...

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  • Starting and Standing Stitches

    Starting and Standing stitches. What’s the difference? Well….. a starting stitch is used at the beginning of a round or row, where you are continuing in the same colour. Rather...

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  • With Love

    With Love With Love from me to you ♥ Just in time for Valentines, and to spread just a little more love around the world. A free pattern for you...

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  • Star Crossed

    Star Crossed The third design in my new collection of afghan squares is Star Crossed. Why a star? Because you are all stars and I love stars, quite simple really...

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  • Clusters & Working Stitches Together

      Clusters, are stitches where two or more stitches are worked together. They are mainly used as decorative stitches but working stitches together is also used to decrease the number...

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  • Simple Squares

    Simple Squares So many crochet projects are based on squares. Some are simple and some use more advanced techniques. Sometimes you may have a fancy square, and to make it...

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  • 3 Ways to Join Yarn

                When you are working with most projects, there will come a time that you need to join a new ball of yarn, especially with...

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  • Invisible Join

          Invisible Join Like so many techniques used in crochet, there is a plethora of tutorials out there for you to learn from. There is no right or...

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  • Magic Ring

    Magic ring There are many photo tutorials and video tutorials out there, showing many different techniques for a "Magic Ring" or circle. Let me first say....there is no right or...

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  • Perfect Picots

            Perfect Picots Picots can look so pretty as an edging, especially when working with finer yarns, either on blankets, shawls or doilies. Some patterns will require...

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  • Colour me happy

    Choosing colours for your next crochet project can sometimes seem so daunting. There are hundreds of different brands of yarn and a gazillion different colours to choose from.... If you...

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  • Going Viral with Beads

    Going Viral with Beads! The "Virus" shawl is one of the hottest patterns out there at the moment. So simple and quick to make up. You can use any weight...

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  • Managing your Projects

                Here is a little insight into how I manage my projects. I always start with colour. Even if I don't know what the finished...

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  • Crochet Basics

     Crochet Basics There are so many ways to learn how to crochet. From books, video tutorials, classes, friends and family. My Nana taught me when I was very young, but...

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  • Single Crochet and Chain Join

    Single Crochet and Chain Join This is one of my favourite joining techniques. You can modify the number of chain stitches between sc to give a closer or more lacy...

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  • Blocking

              Blocking Some people do, some don't! Personally I always block my work. Firstly it makes it much easier to join pieces together when they are...

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  • Ruffle Stitch

          Ruffle Stitch This is another favourite stitch of mine. I love any stitches that create texture.   This is a simple but very effective stitch which can...

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  • Mandala Bolster

     Mandala Bolster I think most of us own one of these, micro bean bag type neck pillows. While they are so soft, squishy and useful, they tend to be made...

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  • Popcorns ~ Bobbles ~ Puffs

    Popcorns, Bobbles and Puff stitches are all stitches where a group of stitches are worked together.   Popcorns To make a popcorn stitch: Make five dc in the same stitch....

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  • A World of Colour

              The world is full of colour. It is literally all around us. Can you imagine a world where everything was the same colour? Nothing would...

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  • Catherine Wheel , Harlequin, and Starburst Stitch.

    There are so many different types of crochet stitches. It can get really confusing for beginners or even more experienced hookologists, when stitches are given different names. Today I wanted...

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  • Folding Single Crochet

      This is a stitch I LOVE. It adds so much texture and a lovely cushioned effect. You can now find a video tutorial at the bottom of the page....

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  • Puff Facial Scrubbie

    This luxury Puff Stitch facial scrubbie is really quick and easy to make. Give yourself or your friends a wonderful Spa experience every day. Scrubbies are great for kids too....

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