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Lindis Elliott
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Button, button, who's got the button? well actually I do. This has been the latest craze of mine and a way to connect "throw" with "hook" although the buttons are not thrown, they are made of clay and fired  and glazed and fired again.  And then sometimes s...

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What are those crocheters doing now?  Pooling around with colour! Whenever we crochet with a variegated yarn the pattern of the colours seems ( but clearly is not) random. There seems to be no way to control where the colours stripe or pool. But if there is...

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Sooner or later you have to DO something with all those finished pieces. A very busy half year, not doing crafts. Now however a craft sale in November looms. I have not done one of those in decades, more than 3 decades actually, so I am definitely out of pr...

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What on earth is a twiddle muff? Well it is also called a sensory band, but that is such a dull name, probably thought up by a committee. By any name it is a cylindrical band of crochet or knitting with different parts and bits sewn on. It is intended for A...

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Inspired, or nagged depending on your point of view, by a crochet mittens group on facebook; I have made a number of pairs of mittens this year. The first ones were, by request, for Rebecca: lined crochet mittens.  These are "Unicorn" from the crochet mitte...

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This one is about throwing, or at least the results from throwing. I have a long standing thing about dark deep blue. We had a "slops" glaze that was perfect, but eventually it ran out and then I was left with poor substitutes and trying to make a similar r...

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For the last few years I have been making a "Christmas special" a decoration for my short list of card recipients who deserve more than just a card. In 2014 I found this design in a book and made seven of them.  There is also a Christmas tree on the left si...

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I got caught up in the idea, floating around in some circles, that it might be fun to crochet a pair of socks. One of the blogs I read released a new pattern, they look nice, even possible, but 4£! for a pattern! I could buy socks for that much. Nice ones! ...

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I have been interested to see that the post I did talking about the virus shawl I crocheted has had more views than any other. I guess the term virus is valid for that pattern. No more of that though, just non infectious crochet. I made another shawl, entir...

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I thought I would try a "test crochet" so signed up with a group on Ravelry, found a project that did not look too bad and gave it a whirl. Well what I have discovered is, if I choose some project I don't like I can just quit and rip it out. But if I am doi...
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