Riverhouse Hookers 2017 – A Look Back

Learning and teaching new techniques in crochet gives me a sense of achievement and also brings me a great amount of satisfaction. I love hanging out twice a week with my students who, I like to think, have… Read More

Corner To Corner Colour Changing Technique – 5 Week Course

Learn “Corner to Corner” crochet with colour changing technique to create a colourful piece such as a blanket (graphghan) or cushion cover. We’ll start with the basic “c2c” technique and then move on to adding colour and the… Read More

Swedish Crochet Nålebinding Socks Course

This is a very special course and a chance to learn a really ancient and almost lost, Scandinavian crochet stitch. I was fortunate enough to have attended a weekend course this year where I was taught “Crochet Nålebinding”… Read More

Starter Packs For Beginners Crochet Course

I can offer a started pack for the beginners course. This includes a hook and yarn that I have found to be best suited for learning and that won’t break the bank! Over the years I have discovered that… Read More

New 4 Week Beginners Crochet Course – 29th October – 19th November 2016

I am running a new beginner’s course at the Riverhouse Arts Centre in Walton-on-Thames starting at the end of October 2016. This course is for you if : You have never crocheted before. You have crocheted in the… Read More

Chipstead Mitts – A Slip Stitch Crochet Pattern

At the beginning of the year, I taught my class about Slip Stitch Crochet and these mittens are what they made to master the technique. Slip stitch crochet to creates a dense and warm fabric – perfect for… Read More

Riverhouse Art Scarves – New 5 Week Course February 2016

I’m excited to announce my new 5 week course at the Riverhouse Arts Centre in Walton-on-Thames. For this project you will create a piece of art that can be worn as a scarf as well as being beautiful enough… Read More

Riverhouse Snowflake Class

Fancy some festive crafting? Do you have basic crochet skills? Live in or around Walton-on-Thames, Surrey? Why not take part in my crocheted snowflake class! You’ll meet other crafters and make my lovely, exclusively designed snowflakes which make very… Read More

Simple Coasters – Free Crochet Pattern

This is a nice easy pattern for beginners’ and improvers’… which is why I use it when I’m teaching beginners. It helps you practise the treble and double crochet stitch as well as chaining and slip stitching. I have… Read More

New Intermediates Crochet Course – Crochet Border Edgings

I’ve been busy preparing for my intermediate group’s next project – Crochet Edgings Using Traditional Crochet Thread. The aim is for my students to get to grips with cotton crochet thread and smaller hooks and apply a pretty border… Read More