how to photograph crochet

How to photograph crochet

This post contains affiliate links Selling your hand crafts online is totally different to selling in a physical shop or craft stall. Your buyers don’t have anything to touch, hold …

upcycled stitch marker charm

Upcycled stitch marker charms

This post contains affiliate links. One of the things that I tend to harp on about when making amigurumi is the use of a stitch marker. They are so, so …

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Hope and the need for rain

This is not my usual crafty post, but something that I’ve been pondering on lately. We need rain. Cape Town is currently experiencing the worst drought that it has seen in …

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It’s a new year!

Hello and happy (belated!) New Year. How is it 2017 already? Not only 2017, but half way through February?? Yikes! The little baby I posted about last year… he’s nearly …

crochet christmas tag tutorial

Free Christmas Tag Tutorial

I’m not sure why, but in my neck of the woods, the tradition of giving Christmas cards seems to have dwindled. Maybe it’s because cards are pretty expensive, or because …

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Christmas giveaway!

It’s a most wonderful time of the year! Thoresby Cottage is celebrating and would love to one lucky reader their choice of pattern from my pattern shop! To enter: 1.Like …