stack of colourful cotton yarn

a shelf full of cotton yarn, my favourite

i remember when i first starting crocheting & discovered yarn also came in cotton, not JUST sheep’s wool 🤭🤯 say what?! i had no idea, i just thought yarn was wool, & that’s that. And i didn’t even know it was called yarn. i called it wool 🤫😜 it took me so long to learn … Continue reading a shelf full of cotton yarn, my favourite

bookcase showing 2 shelves of colourful yarn, first shelf with tshirt yarn and the second shelf with colourful yarn, both in rainbow order

Yarn Storage: the #littlecosybookcase🌈

  Since my dreams of a yarn/craft/crochet room probably wont happen until the twins have left home (which I am hoping is at least another 18 or so years away! 😅) I will have to make do with a yarn bookcase, the #littlecosybookcase If you have been following me on Instagram for a little while … Continue reading Yarn Storage: the #littlecosybookcase🌈

Book Review: Cutest Crochet Creations by Alison @kornflake_stew

Alison @kornflake_stew has published her first book - Cutest Crochet Creations, & I was thrilled to be given a copy to review!  Alison's patterns are the reason why I fell in love with amigurumi toy making in the first place, her patterns are written so well, & her creatures are adorable. You may recognise Alison's … Continue reading Book Review: Cutest Crochet Creations by Alison @kornflake_stew

#100daysofcrochetstitches

#100daysofcrochetstitches is a little project i have started on my instagram.  Inspired by #the100dayproject by @ellaluna - her idea being that you do something, anything, for 100 days.  So i decided i will share 100 different crochet stitches!  Not everyday (the twins wouldnt let me!) but ad hoc, hopefully every couple days.  I will also … Continue reading #100daysofcrochetstitches

maker

hi, my name is Nat & i am a maker.  Not a designer, not a girl boss, not an entrepreneur... i tried, & i suck at it.  And that is ok.  There are people that are really good at it, it comes naturally to them.  i am not one of those people.  i am the … Continue reading maker

a little bit about embroidery with yarn

i never thought i would love a craft as much as i love crochet... i was wrong.  About 2 weeks ago i decided i would finally try to teach myself some embroidery! It was a new year craft resolution i made, probably my first & only resolution i have actually kept 😆 & seeing so … Continue reading a little bit about embroidery with yarn

Book Review: Colorful Crochet by Marianne @marretjeroos

When Marianne (@marretjeroos) first mentioned that she was busy writing a book, i immediately got excited & made room on my shelf for what i knew would be one of the most incredible crochet books & patterns.  Marianne has been a huge inspiration to me as a crocheter, & if anyone should write a book … Continue reading Book Review: Colorful Crochet by Marianne @marretjeroos