Crochet x cross stitch

Recently I’ve been intrigued with the idea of using crochet as a canvas for cross stitch. I first stumbled upon this footstool by Rose Hip on Pinterest a while ago and loved the combination of a floral cross stitch pattern with a plain crochet stool cover. I pinned several other examples for inspiration, including this gorgeous…

Playing with colour

It’s pouring down with rain today in Birmingham so I’m cheering myself up with some colour therapy, putting together a colour combo for a crochet party I’m hosting in a couple of weeks. A few of the trainee hookers on my workshops have asked how I put colours together, so I thought it might be…