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GLORIA: Dancing on a Knife Edge

“Those who were seen dancing were thought to be insane by those who could not hear the music.” - Friedrich Nietzsche Back in December 2021 I was preparing to launch GLORIA- my latest online crochet course. I knew I wasn’t ready.…

CELEBRATING OTIS: Jess’s Happy Ending

This is a guest blog post by my lovely assistant Jess who has some very happy news! You may remember that Jess wrote a very moving blog post back in March 2021 which you can read over here. So now…

Crochet Addiction and Other Extreme Sports

This blog post is an audio from my online WALLFLOWERS crochet course - I've also included a written transcription....... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=N_spAovFGz0 In todays conversation starter I’d like to address a recurring issue amongst serious crocheters – which, if you’re reading this, you…

CROJORETRO: Connecting a Community

On the 16th March 2022 I gave a talk at the Norfolk Makers Festival - it was exactly two years since I'd hosted my Charity Blanket crochet workshops at the 2020 Festival. Here's an edited version of the talk I…

A Knitted Sunflower Pattern & The Ukraine Humanitarian Appeal

When your presence on social media is all about upbeat, inspiring, colourful, joyful distractions from our general hum drum existences – it’s difficult to know how to respond to current global events. Posting pretty images on Instagram feels insensitive but…

Picking Up the Threads

In early 2020, just before the world changed, I ran a community crochet project at The Forum in Norwich as part of the Norfolk Makers Festival. I love collaborations and any other excuse to bring people together with a shared…

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