January 2013

Crochet Animation & Music Too

The last week the only thing I have seen of Donal is the back of the screen of his computer as he has been very busy extracting images and composing this little video of my crochet from the last year for me. A video of my crochet inspiration to whet your appetite for a crochet […]

Morning Glory Tea Cosy

A couple of weeks ago a friend asked if I could make her a tea cosy for a vintage teapot, which she was going to give away as a present. She showed me the teapot some days later and I was simply just inspired by the delicate China and not least the pretty colours. Morning […]

Tinahely Arts Group Craft Fair

There are no idle hands here these days. Last night we, the Tinahely Arts Group, celebrated Culture Night with interactive displays and Words in the village, I also had crochet words in the village but I will write properly about them later because right now, the focus is on the Tinahely Arts Group Arts & […]

TADAAAAA! Pattern Release

I have spent the day putting finishing touches to the pattern release for my Sunny Cuppa Tea Cosy pattern. I thought the crochet sunflower tea cosy would bring a ray of sunshine even to the most dull of days. The pattern is worked in pure wool in Lett Lopi from Istéx, a yarn I have […]

Tea Cosy Preview

The last couple of weeks have been on the hectic side and I have not had as much time to get patterns written as I would have liked – and I have a few on the boil! Not a good scenario… However, it’s coming up for the National Tea Cosy Competition here in Ireland and […]

A Bellyful Of Warm Tea

A long time ago I made a simple beginners pattern for a Tea Cosy. I made it in a turf brown Kilcarra Aran Tweed (can’t beat that yarn) with a pink tie. It’s an easy pattern but the other day,when I had the sample in my hand, I thought it looked terribly tired and miserable […]