Anyone follow the Simple Stylish Makes blog? If you don’t you should. It’s a creative hub for crafters, food & drink lovers, home makers and fashion enthusiasts and it’s written by an amazingly talented group of crafters, food & drink lovers, home makers and fashion enthusiasts – so it’s pretty, darn good! Continue reading
Hi, remember me? My name’s Sam and I like to crochet. I thought I would reintroduce myself as it’s been quite a while since I last blogged. Life – namely working, being mum to teenagers, wife to a football coach and being membership secretary of the football club – has seriously gotten in the way of my creative time and crochet has taken a very firm backseat! Continue reading
I do like a granny square. So here’s another granny square blanket for you. This time, a patchwork inspired one made for my best friend’s new baby boy. Who incidentally is now nearly 9 months old – that’s how slack I am at blogging!
Prepare yourself! This latest make is a cutey!
You can tell it’s the school holidays. Two blogposts in a week (both patterns might I add). That must be some kind of record for me.
Do you remember this top? I made it ages and ages ago and promised a pattern. Well, it’s taken a while but I’ve made another and have finally found the time to sit down and write it up and make a little chart. You can download the free pattern for the Open Mesh Crochet Top at the bottom of this post. I hope you like it!
Who doesn’t love a granny square blanket? There can’t be many people surely.
So, I made a video tutorial – eek!
You may have noticed I like the word LOVELY. It’s my most commonly used adjective. It may not be very inventive or creative but it’s a word I like to use because I think it is, well… lovely.
Happy New Year! It’s been a while so I hope you’re all well. The last couple of months of 2015 were very busy in the PatternPiper House so although there was plenty of crochet happening. There wasn’t much opportunity to actually sit down and share it with you. But hey, I’m here now and really wanted to show you this awesome blanket! Continue reading