Learn how to use chain stitch with Susan Yeates of iSAYcrochet.
This short video tutorial will show you how to create a slip knot in your yarn ready for starting your crochet work. Enjoy!
Crochet is a versatile, sculptural yarn craft that can become quite addictive! You can make everything from couch throws and household items to clothing and soft toys. These can be made in a number of styles using many different crochet techniques. The craft has gained enormous popularity in the last few years and the array […]
Here at Magenta Sky we love Christmas and we especially like it that we can make even more things than usual. So in this blog post we have put together a few ideas from our own designs as well as across the internet for you to enjoy this festive season… Most of these ideas are […]
It is hard to set make space for creativity and crochet in our rushed modern world. Time pressures abound, but somewhere deep inside we yearn for an hour here or there, a small corner of our dining table to set about some creative work. Whatever your favourite craft activity (and I have many including crochet!), […]
Halloween and the October half term are rapidly approaching – do you need some fun stuff to keep the children busy? Well, we have searched the internet and found a selection of crafty activities to keep the kids (or maybe yourselves) entertained for a few hours. 1. Easy for little fingers to put together, just […]
In September 2015, I was delighted to see Moochi the Kitten featured in Simply Crochet Magazine, Issue 36 (a crochet magazine I have been reading for a while!. Moochi can be spotted on the front cover, back cover and three pages inside where the pattern from my book is reproduced in full! Don’t forget […]
Just a short blog post today but an exciting one. I was browsing through my local WHSmiths yesterday and trying to decide which craft magazine(s) to buy (a regular activity that I always find ridiculously hard) when one magazine made me stop in my tracks… Simply Homemade magazine. There on the front cover was Dr […]