Easy To Make Crochet Tote Bag

I wanted a handy bag, something that I can take shopping or up to the allotment. Something bright and cheery and washable. I couldn’t find a pattern… so… ta dar! I made my own pattern. My pattern follows UK crochet terms. If you are in the USA a TR crochet stitch is your DC. When…

Small Crochet Rainbow Pattern

โค๐Ÿ’›๐Ÿ’–๐Ÿ’š๐Ÿ’œ๐Ÿงก๐Ÿ’™ My first post for a while and I find I’m in an unrecognisable world. Covid19 has shut the world down and most countries are in Lockdown. Here in the UK children have been drawing rainbows and hanging them in their windows. It started so that they could look out for rainbows in windows while…

Flower Mandala Crochet Pattern

I wanted a quick and easy flower mandala pattern and this is what I came up with. Ch 6 slip stitch into first stitch Ch 3, make 19 treble crochet into centre of starting circle Ch 3, 1 treble crochet in next stitch, ch 2, 1 treble in next 2 stitches, ch 2 and slip…

Crochet Baby Bear Hat With Ears

I’m hoping this hat will fit my little Bush Baby friend. If not now then next winter!! Well I had to guess how big his head was! I’m happy to share my pattern for this hat but please credit me and HumbugsHouse on social media if you do make one and post about it.  Hook…

V Stitch Crochet Hat and Scarf

I learned to crochet almost 5 years ago… wow… That’s flown by! Recently I’ve come across some new stitches and I love how well the ‘V Stitch’ grew for this hat and scarf I made the gorgeous Miss T for Christmas 2017. A really easy stitch for beginners! My addiction for making pom poms also…

Hello Paper Lover Subscription

The newest subscription on the block is Hello Paper Lover! It sold itself with the title!  I find beauty and make up subscriptions can get a bit much as how many mascara can one girl use at once? Especially when that girl has only got bottom eyelashes thanks to alopecia! ๐Ÿ˜ฆ  Being a tight Yorkshire…

Long Crochet Scarf

My lovely cake club friend Miss B bought me three balls of wool for Christmas. If you don’t buy it yourself it can’t be classed as your addiction! Though Miss B does know I have a Bundt, wool AND fabric addiction. Anyway three balls of gorgeous chunky wool and I immediately thought… scarf!  3 x…

Winter Hat and Wrist Warmers – Crochet Pattern

The lovely people at LandLust Magazine sent me this gorgeous wool… hmmmmm… what to make? Do you like my new hat and matching wrist warmers? I’m terrible with winter hats, this is a nice loose slouch hat that won’t slip up your hair! Here’s how to make them. UK crochet terms. HAT Crochet hook size…

LandLust Magazine – Spirit of the Countryside

I was asked by the people at LandLust Magazine if I would look at their first issue to be launched in the UK in November 2015.  The magazine was first launched in Germany 10 years ago and focuses on country life, cooking, crafts and much more.  I’m an ideal person to look through a new…

Crochet ‘Allotment’ Flower Pattern

If you make some of these crochet flowers I hope they brighten up your day as much as they do mine!  I have sunflower ones strung together using a basic crochet chain stitch in our back garden, these have a brown centre with yellow petals. On our allotment I have a string of brightly coloured…

Crochet Scarf

I saw this pattern in Simply Crochet and thought it was really pretty and perfect as a lightweight scarf or shawl. The pattern said it would use three 50g balls but unfortunately I found three balls didn’t actually get me to the end and I’ve two whole shell patterns missing from my finished scarf. Lovely…