Mermaid tail patterns

Mermaid tail patterns - make one or buy one

Mermaid tail patterns are getting theirĀ five minutes of fame at the momentĀ so I thought I’d curate some of the most magical free patterns.

Since some of you like to crochet, others love to knit, and some just want to buy a finished product, I’d thought I’d curate a couple of options for everyone. Continue reading

How to make t-shirt yarn

T-shirt yarn is a fabulous choice for crocheting or knitting containers and tubs for around the house, handbags, gadget cases, or slippers. However, it can be quite expensive to buy, so why not have a go at making it?

As featured in the Mollie Makes newsletter this month, Meredith Crawford (@sheepishknit) gives us the low-down on how to make t-shirt yarn – so you can make this Hoooked Zpagetti bag without spending a penny (other than on the handle, should you wish to buy one).
You will need:
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Hello Kitty Knitted Hat

This fabulous Hello Kitty knitted hat modelled here by my middle daughter (5yrs) was knitted by my friend Jayne using the free pattern by Beadwhore which we adapted to fit a child. It’s knitted in Kool Kotton which can be purchased here.

She loves her Hello Kitty hat and wears it to school even in this heat!