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Book review: Creative Crochet Projects – 12 playful projects for beginners and beyond by Stephanie Pokorny.

Book review: Creative Crochet Projects – 12 playful projects for beginners and beyond by Stephanie Pokorny.

Creative Crochet Projects is a fast, fun book of delightful patterns which are accessible to beginning crocheters (and a treat for more advanced hookers).

Say hello to Hermes

Say hello to Hermes

I was happy to be a beta knitter for the new Woolly Wormhead Hat collection. The Perceptions Hats are all stranded colourwork (hello, my fave), and each has a beautiful crown. I mean – look at them! I choose Number Three, which turned out to be Hermes: “the Greek god of travel who bridged the […]

Sew a simple face mask (comfy enough to wear every day!)

Sew a simple face mask (comfy enough to wear every day!)

In the last six months, I’ve sewed a whole bunch of face masks. Most face masks fit well, but none were perfect. We picked up a couple of ready-made reusable face masks to try out, and J decided he preferred them. The pattern is easy as anything to make – easier than any other pattern […]

Best-ever vegan chocolate cake with vegan chocolate ganache & edible flowers

Best-ever vegan chocolate cake with vegan chocolate ganache & edible flowers

A cake recipe so delicious, no one will ever suspect its vegan.

Making face masks: things have changed

Making face masks: things have changed

Like a lot of us, I’m making face masks. Here’s the free pattern I used (and how they look on).