After a flurry of activity, and a mini heat wave, things at Hooked On Patterns have settled down. During the quiet time, I began working on the all new Gonk crochet patterns soon to be released. I thought it would be interesting to provide a peek behind the curtain at the creative and development process … Read more The Making Of… Creating Media Content
I find yarn colour palettes a fun way to choose new yarn combinations for my projects. The world around us provides such inspiration and simply taking a moment to analyse a scene can offer complimentary hues. It is also a great way to capture a memory or feeling within your crochet works. You can use … Read more Yarn Colour Palettes
I got a dog. He doesn’t seem to like me much. When we first met he was all over me, friends for life and all that. But things quickly changed. I know many of you have a Crochet Buddy, and maybe you can relate. I first noticed his disdain when he stayed over the first … Read more Crochet Buddy – It’s a Dog!
A new website, designed to look like the old website. We have made significant change, which required a substantial effort, all to make it feel like nothing has changed. Welcome to the future. CROCHET BLOGGING AT HOOKED ON PATTERNS Creating a new website is not the sort of topic that garners organic crochet blogging. Nobody … Read more Crochet Blogging at Hooked On Patterns
Our crochet pattern competition provides an opportunity to see our crochet patterns made up. I would like to thank everyone who has taken part in our pattern giveaway competition. There are 2 winners this month. CONGRATULATIONS Kath H. for her Snuggle Monster. Kath made this as a Xmas gift for her daughter, and to keep … Read more Crochet Pattern Examples
I LOVE CHOCOLATE I can look at it. Pictures of it. I can scroll through social media, liking photo after photo of it. I like chocolate with hazelnut inside. Whomever first put those ingredients together was a genius. I’m guessing that they were melting the chocolate down, to make condensed chocolate cubes for faster consumption, … Read more I Love Chocolate
Our crochet pattern competition is a good way for you to see how our crochet patterns look when made. Thank you to everyone who has taken part in our competition. CROCHET PATTERN COMPETITION There are 4 winners this month. Remember, even if you have not been picked this time, there is still a chance … Read more Crochet Pattern Competition
A minor retraction So, I’m back. I guess it’s just best to tell you what happened. I went along to the set and met the person purporting to be the director. I was given my costume and a room to change in. I was concerned that we seemed to be filming backwards, as I was … Read more Bunny Gonk Free Crochet Pattern