Messy Mama Makes

Messy Mama creations and patterns

Tag Archives: crochet

Crochet Mood Blanket Update

I’ve had a couple of weeks off from making my daily pieces for the blanket but over the last four days I’ve caught up on 16 days’ worth of stitching, … Continue reading

April 1, 2015 · 1 Comment

Happiness is…. a string of daisies

Happiness is a string of daisies on a bright blue spring day! We’ve been away the past week (I know radio silence is hardly a rare thing from me anyway … Continue reading

March 25, 2015 · 2 Comments

Crochainting Progress!

I’ve been buying various tester pots for a house I’m sort of helping to fix up, and I love using them up on canvases. The crochainting is going slowly (I’ve … Continue reading

March 12, 2015 · Leave a comment

Floral Crochainting – part 1!

This is inspired by Pukado’s Let’s Make It! crochet and canvas post for March. Until I painted up a couple of canvases with tester pots for a house I’m helping … Continue reading

March 4, 2015 · Leave a comment

Candy Stripes and Blue Waves

Well here’s a new venture for me…. actually listing a pattern for sale!! The Blue Waves sweater is finally finished, the pattern has been written up, the sweater photographed (almost … Continue reading

March 4, 2015 · 1 Comment

Peacocks and Forest Glades

Another finished project! I tried oh I tried so hard to concentrate the whole way through this project. But I confess I got so carried away at the end, loving … Continue reading

March 2, 2015 · 4 Comments

Poorly Bear

Especially when he’s poorly, he loves my blankets ❤ He’s feeling a lot better now after a rough couple of nights and days. Still opted for his blanket instead of a … Continue reading

March 1, 2015 · Leave a comment

Crochet Mood Blanket – 48th day update

My blanket is now a recognisable blanket shape! 48 days’ worth of memories. Some harder to revisit than others as I’ve been playing catch-up, but the last two blocks have … Continue reading

February 27, 2015 · 2 Comments

Combining Passions

I wondered the other night whether I’d be brave enough to do this, to sacrifice one of my crochet motifs to paint – and it turns out I am! I … Continue reading

January 31, 2015 · Leave a comment


I’ll confess, I’m not really a shawl-lover. I’ve made a couple of shawl-style scarves which I love, but have been resisting the shawl madness which I’ve seen everywhere. As much … Continue reading

January 31, 2015 · Leave a comment