Open Mesh Crochet Top – a free crochet pattern


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!

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Home Sweet Home Bunting Cushion

I’ve just realised I haven’t shown you this make from a couple of months ago. A request from my sister as a house warming gift to her buddy.

The telephone conversation went a little something like this….

“Can you make a cushion for Laura’s new house?”

“Sure, what do you want on it?”

“I don’t mind what you do.”

“Really? No ideas?”

“Nope, Do whatever you like.”


“Yep, it’s up to you.”

“Ok, I’ll have a think.”

“Great, I’ll leave it with you. Just make sure it has bunting and says Home Sweet Home on it. And purple would be good!”

” Alrighty then!”

So here’s how I made the Home Sweet Home Bunting Cushion… Carry on reading…

Non-Stop November

Buckle Up – November is going to be Non-Stop.

October was pretty manic. We had a 3 day family trip to Disneyland Paris to celebrate a special birthday for my Mother In Law, Missy’s birthday a few days later, The Mr’s birthday a couple of days ago and I finished at the day job on Wednesday too.

Not to mention working on and delivering some crochet cushiony loveliness, working on my Etsy shop and being featured in this blog post by the fantastically helpful Etsy Ambassador Claireabellemakes…phew!

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Crochet Cushiony Manliness???

Still on the subject of end of term teacher’s gifts here.

The last day of term was also the last day at school for a special teacher at Missy and Matey’s school – Mr T! He has been the only male teacher at the school for 5 years and both Missy and Matey were taught by him. They really liked Mr T and so did The Mr and I, so we wanted to give him a special gift.

Now, crochet is my thing but what do you crochet for a male teacher?

Somehow, a pretty crochet notebook….

Crochet edged notebook

Crochet edged notebooks for Missy’s Teacher

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