Author Archives: Emily

About Emily

Freelance writer and author. And eater of chocolate.

What I’ve been making: bags

I’ve developed an obsession for making bags recently. I’m not sure why but I’m thinking a bag is something you can make for someone as a gift. I’ve been trying out a few different types and, who knows, come Christmas … Continue reading

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Making an easy crochet hook holder

This is a really easy crochet hook holder which I made recently. It’s a roll up one so it takes up very little space and is easy to fit into a bag and take with you. I used: Two pieces … Continue reading

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The Tea Dance – a short story

Entered into a short story competition, didn’t win so I can publish it here : ) All I did was try to buy a pint of milk and the Evening Chronicle. It’s the sort of thing I’ve done every day … Continue reading

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Finished granny square sampler crochet blanket

A few months ago I wrote about this granny square sampler afghan project I was working on. It was a crochet-along project which I did a few months after the actual crochet-along had finished. But I liked doing it in … Continue reading

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Crochet Valentine hearts

It’s the week for making for Valentine hearts so I thought I’d crochet these cute little  hearts (you can find the pattern Teeny Tiny Hearts on Ravelry). They’re really quick to make and aren’t for anyone in particular, I just … Continue reading

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Flower motif granny square

I came across this granny square and really liked its floral look, but I couldn’t find a pattern for it. So I pinned it on Pinterest and then tried to work out the pattern myself. I don’t know if what I’ve … Continue reading

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Crochet hats

I’ve been wanting to crochet a hat for a while and when I saw this hat pattern on Attic24 I decided to give it a go. It coincided with a £10 loyalty voucher I earnt at my local yarn shop for … Continue reading

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