My name is Luisa and I love to crochet things like blankets, shawls, cowls and scarves. I also write a bit about crochet. If you’d like to make some of the things you see here yourself, I sell the patterns and kits on etsy. Alternatively, if you want to buy the finished product, I sell them on etsy too.
I’ve been working on something recently which I have been dyeing to share….sorry. However, yes I have been dyeing my own yarn. I have just started out with plain colours as it seems best to start simple. However, I really want to work up to skeins with multiple colours in them. They are available on… Continue reading Here’s a sneak preview of some items coming to Twisted Yarns
Is it really that long ago? How easy is it to lose track of time! Something else it is easy to lose track of, your place in a crochet or knitting project. So in honour of that mad man in a box first hit our screens 54 years ago, I have made a set of Dr Who… Continue reading 54 years of Dr Who
Crochet isn’t just about clothes – some old tubes, some spare wool (on the left) and raffia (right) and later that day… I had two smart little pots to help us order the chaos our two boys leave in their wake.
If you are going do battle with your evil sisters over your father’s love you had better look the part, so here’s a shawl to help Shakespeare’s loving daughter. You only need a single ball of King Cole Zig Zag sock weight yarn for this one. The one shown below was using their ‘Mishmash’ colour.… Continue reading Cordelia
Here’s two of my Beatrice Cowls, the design is named after the heroine of one our favourite plays Much Ado About Nothing. They were made with DK yarn, and needed a 6mm crochet hook. The examples shown here were using: ‘Foliage’ from King Cole’s Riot range West Yorkshire Spinners Aire Valley Print in ‘Rum Paradise’… Continue reading Beatrice