My first book, Crochet at Play is available from Kyle Books.
“The perfect antidote to twee frills” Handmade Living, May 2013
“Crochet design at its most fun and contemporary” Inside Crochet, April 2013
“You’ll be hard pressed to find better use of your crocheting hours than this…standout projects abound” Crafty, Issue 2
Review by Carie at Space for Butterflies.
Though we work very hard to make sure that there are no mistakes in my books, it is (sadly) inevitable that small mistakes slip through the net.
Witch hat, Toddler and 4+ Witch’s Hat Brim, pg 49:
Round 5 final stitch count: -(-, 79, 93)
Round 6 final stitch count: – (-,81, 95)
Wrap Around, p50:
Materials: Button circumference should be 75mm – 1cm
Ballet Slippers, p56:
Materials: 2x 19 cm of thin elastic cord and 2x 17.5 cm ribbon
Mermaid Tail, p78:
Waistband (the turns are in the wrong place. it should read)
Using smaller hook, make 10ch.
Row 1(RS): Starting in the 2nd chain from the hook, 9dc.Turn. (9)dc
Row 2- 3: 1ch, 9dc in BLO. Turn. (9)dc
Row 4: 1ch, 1dc, 2ch, miss 2 sts, 3dc in BLO, miss 2 sts, 1dc. Turn. (5)dc
Row 5-6: 1ch, 9dc in BLO. Turn. (9)dc
Row 7: 1ch, 1dc in BLO, 2ch, miss 2 sts, 3dc in BLO, miss 2 sts, 1dc in BLO. Turn. (5)dc
Row 8-64: 1ch, 9dc in BLO. Turn. (9)dc
Tail Set Up Row: Without breaking the yarn, turn your work so that you can work across the ribbing. RS facing. 55dc, working one stitch into the end of each row for 55 rows. Turn. (55)
Row 1: Using the larger hook 1ch, 1dc, 9Sh. Turn. (9)Sh
Row 2: 3ch (counts as 1tr), 2tr in first dc, 8Sh, 3tr in last dc. 9(Sh)
Round 28: (1Sh dec, 2Sh) twice. (6)Sh
Cabled Cardigan: p91
Button Band, Row 2: 1ch, 48 (51, 55, 57)dc
Needs 1 extra button so: 7 (7, 8, 8, 9, 9) buttons
Black Eyed Susan Throw, p132:
Round 4: 4ch (counts as 1dc and 3ch), miss 1, *1dc, 3ch, miss1; repeat from * to end.