Charity News

Recently, we have been making baby hats and blankets for people in Nepal 🇳🇵. One of our lovely group members has a connection, and we have been having fun making pretty hats (over 100!) and a few blankets as well, just to help out. It’s been so enjoyable, we have Read more…


If you’re an avid Instagram user and follow lots of pro-cros (that’s professional crocheters…) then you may have stumbled across the exciting project #365daysofcrochetflowers. Started by the lovely @theloopystitch, the project started out as a pretty free flower pattern released each day in 2018 by one lady – a big Read more…

Christmas Bauble pattern



I know, Christmas feels like ages away, but it will be upon us very soon. I love everything about it, but especially decorating and covering my home with colour and light. This woodland Santa has come back to the shop with me for a few adjustments before he sets up home in the window, and he is holding the new baubles I have made, for your enjoyment. The pattern is below. Pop along to my Facebook page for the giveaway to win one of my finished baubles.

And watch out for the stars. Literally. I have stars as well.

Christmas Bauble

This pattern fits an 8cm/3″ flattened bauble (mine were ones meant for photos)

Yarn of your choice, DK

4mm hook


Darning needle


The Shop is Real

The shop is a real place. I have been distracted by the project, which has involved taking out a lease, opening various accounts, finding floor tiles, doing the floor, getting insurance….lots of jobs which have taken all my concentration. Lexie and I posed outside a couple of weeks ago. Since Read more…


The other day, I had a fun afternoon visiting with the craft group at Create On The Square in Cheltenham. They were learning to crochet, and I brought my lovely basket filled with yarn for them to choose from. Everyone was happy with their lovely Stylecraft Special DK. These are Read more…

Yarn Stories

I’ve named this post Yarn Stories because I actually got to see this today, and touch it, and work with it. It’s really lovely. This donut ball is called Mulberry, and is Fine Merino and Baby Alpaca in DK. It works beautifully. It took me quite a while to find Read more…