This is my Crochet Blog, here you will find all kinds of random chit chat from me about the world of crochet.
From posts about new yarns, to progress and sneaky peeks of new projects I am working on.

I am a Stylecraft Blogstar, and anything blogstar related will be posted here.

For tutorials or patterns and designs, please look at the drop down menu to find the different catagories.

  • Crochet Retreat in Wiltshire

    Grab yourself a cuppa….. or something stronger….. settle down and have a read and look at some fabulous photos from a wonderful weekend. Last weekend nearly thirty Helen’s Hookaholics got...

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  • Coming Soon

    Stylecraft Blogstars - Sneaky peek - Make a long Happy Saturday folks :) This is a quick post but well worth the read 😉 In the past the Stylecraft Blogstars...

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  • Sacred Space Part 2

    ♥ Welcome to Part 2 of the Sacred Space crochet along.♥  A sacred space is a place of peace and tranquillity, somewhere to let the cares and worries of the day...

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  • Creative Cushions

      We all love to make our homes look attractive and crochet cushions are a wonderful way to add a unique splash of colour and creativity to any room. Here...

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  • Yummy New Colours

    Stylecraft Special Dk  New colours! Oooh exciting new colours to add to an already amazing range of colours in my favourite yarn. These new colours will be available to purchase early...

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  • A Life Inspired

      A Crochet A-Long designed by Helen Shrimpton of www.crystalsandcrochet.com for Crochet Now magazine. I love designing afghan squares, and I love the flexibility they give you in creating your...

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  • Clarissa

      One of the things I love most about our amazing crochet community is the way we come together. So many designers helping each other, working together, all to make...

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  • Testing -Testing – one two – one two

      All good designers have every pattern they design tested by at least 3 testers. But what is a pattern tester and how do you become one? Why do patterns...

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  • 2018 what a crazy yet wonder filled year

      This end of year review is going to be a very long post, with lots of photos, so you may want to grab a mug or glass of your...

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  • Stylecraft Blog Tour 2018

      As the newest member of the Stylecraft Blog Stars team, I am delighted to kick off this years tour around the Blog Stars. Each Blog Star will have a...

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  • Rose Trellis Shawl

    A quick and simple, yet beautiful shawl for you to make. As many of you will know, I am trying to sell my late Mother's house and move into a...

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  • Wonderful Workshops

      Two days of meeting amazing ladies, who love playing with some yarn and a hook as much as I do. I had so much fun, I just had to...

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  • Cosmic Countdown

    14th March 2018 Hey Everyone We have just under five weeks to go to blast off. Part 1 of the Cosmic Cal will be published on Tuesday 17th April 2018....

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  • How to read a crochet pattern

    Does it seem like another language to you? For both knitting and crochet, when you first pick up a pattern, or view it on screen, it will look like some...

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  • Cosmic Cal Sneaky Peek

      A short and sweet sneaky peek.   Well..... so many of you have been waiting so patiently to see my new cal, I truly appreciate your support and hope...

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  • Stylecraft Blogstar

    Oooh exciting times! Many of you will know that I was away for a couple of days, I can now share where I was, and what I was doing. ♥...

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  • The Method in my Madness

    My Design Process Ok, so quite a few folks have asked about the design process behind Mandala Madness, So I thought I would share with you "My Design Process". Now,...

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