Author Archives: Sue

6 Basic Crochet Stitches You Need To Know (Infographic)

Just starting out with crochet and not sure what stitches to learn? Our handy infographic is perfect for helping you to learn 6 basic crochet stitches. Whilst you’re here why not check out our crochet kits, recycled crochet yarn, and bamboo crochet hooks! Feel free to download and share this handy guide, just please refer […]


I haven’t tried machine embroidery, a new skill which is growing fast, all you require is an embroidery foot for your machine, although most of today’s machines offer a selection of embroidery stitches as standard. I have it on good authority that once you try this new skill it’s very addictive, watch this space I […]


  My Mum like many others had a sewing machine it lived in our hallway was quite a clumsy object but I loved it, it was a Singer treadle machine. This is the sort that is powered by your foot on a pedal, pushing back and forth, quite a skill to acquire I might add. […]

Entrelac Knitting

I have just completed my first project using the entrelac technique of knitting. I made a baby’s cot blanket using a multi-coloured yarn and the finished effect was stunning with the blocks of colour slowly changing from grey through pinks and finally blues.   essentially the technique creates a pattern which resembles woven basket-like rows. […]