• Crochet Patterns

    African Daisy Mandala

    Apart from being a crochet addict, I’m also a gardening enthusiast, and just like crochet, plants and flowers bring me joy and happiness. African Daisy is one of the most beautiful flowers I’ve ever seen. This stunning South African beauty is just like the rainbow itself as the flowers are available in almost every possible colourway. Thanks to that you can add a lot of colour to your house and garden. This mandala reminds me of the astounding and unforgettable South African nature, which, regardless of the time of year, it is always full of colour. Pattern: by Tally’s Crafts Recommended yarn: Scheepjes Catona/Scheepjes Stonewashed Recommended hook size: 3.5mm Finished…

  • Crochet Patterns

    Frosty Charm Hexagon

    “Flowers always make people better, happier and more helpful; they are sunshine, food and medicine for the soul.” – Luther Burbank. They also make you feel better, cheer you up when you need it the most, and can express feelings better than words. I love using flowery motives when I design my patterns. This particular 8-round hexagon is not only beginner-friendly, but also fast to make, and I hope you find it interesting. Pattern: by Tally’s Crafts Recommended yarn: Scheepjes Catona Recommended hook size: 3.5mm Finished size: approx. 14cm Abbreviations (US terms) sc – single crochet hdc – half double crochet dc – double crochet tr – treble fpsc – front…

  • Amigurumi

    A few words on Amigurumi

    What is amigurumi and where it came from? The Internet is full of stunning crochet ideas where one can find an infinite number of creations. Cosy blankets, shawls, and hats seem to be the most popular makes. However, you can also find beautifully made crochet toys called amigurumi. If the word sounds a bit exotic, the reason behind it is that the term originated in Japan. In other words, amigurumi is a Japanese word describing the art of crocheting or knitting small stuffed yarn creatures. The toys may vary in size and the way they look as there are no restrictions regarding their appearance. The only limit appears to be…