Toy Hammock | Pattern Special Offer

If your house is anything like mine after Christmas well it was a bit of a jumble…the culprits – a vast influx of more toys! Now with stuffies for two girls  pretty much taking over our house I decided it was high time to remake one of my old designs, a toy hammock. 

The one that I originally made for Little G was still fine (and that’s after 3 years and several washes!) so I moved that into the nursery ready for the emerging soft toy collection of Little Miss…


and then I made a supersized hammock for Little G – because SO many toys!


Are toys taking over your little one’s room? Then a sturdy toy hammock is just what you need to keep all those teddies off the floor or the bed. This pattern really is ideal for the bedroom or nursery to display and keep collections of soft toys tidy. You could also use the hammock for organising lots of other things around the house such as gloves & scarves or sports equipment.

And now the special offer! To help in your tidying endeavours from now until 31 January 2017 you can get my toy hammock pattern for just £1 / $1.21 over in my Ravelry store. No coupon code needed – just add the basket to your cart and you should see the discount appear. After the sale the pattern will go back up to full price so get your copy now and don’t forget to share this deal with your friends!

Until next time, happy hooking and keep calm and crochet on my friends xx


January SALES!!🎉


The start of the new year traditionally brings with it all the January sales so of course I need to let you know about mine! Why not bag yourself some amazing bargains with my special offer in my Ravelry store which will hopefully start off YOUR 2017 in a good way…

Hopefully there is something for everyone’s taste; whether you like hooking amigurumi, blankets, pillows, hats, scarves, shawls, afghan squares or bags – I’ve got over 50 patterns you can choose from…


So what’s the special offer I hear you cry? Well I’m offering 40% discount from NOW until Wednesday 4 January 2017 only on Ravelry, no coupon code is required, so quick grab yourself a bargain!

Happy Hooking & until next time; keep calm and crochet on my friends xx


Birthday Sale Celebrations 🎂

Today, September 5th, is my birthday 🎂 and I wanted to celebrate with all you lovely people soooo I’m having a sale all this week to celebrate! Buy 5 of my patterns (or more) on Ravelry and get a 50% discount – no coupon required. 


I’ll also be selecting some people that comment on this post OR on the post over on my Facebook page to win a free pattern (of your choice)! Please include your pattern choice and either your email address or Ravelry id to your comment to be in with a chance to win.

5 winners will be selected at random at some point during the sale week.  Winners will receive their pattern choice via their preferred method (email or Ravelry) on 13th September.

Sale ends Monday Sept 12th at midnight, GMT

Happy Hooking my friends x


My little secret…

So some of you may have noticed that I have been fairly quiet here on the blog and in crochet land apart from anything to do with the CAL…. well the reason is I’ve been busy growing a little human which pretty much took up all my energy! 

My beautiful new daughter joined our family on Tuesday and we are over the moon – though a little sleep deprived! To celebrate I’m having a one-day sale in my Ravelry shop. Use the coupon ITSAGIRL only for a special discount on your total pattern order (offer ends midnight May 21, 2016 GMT).


Happy Hooking!


2015 in a Nutshell | New Year Free Pattern and Discounts!

2015 has been a bit of a mixed bag for me and mine and though there have been times filled with worry and heartache there has been times of happiness too.  We have been lucky enough to enjoy some wonderful family holidays this year and there have been some really fun times with friends and family – I think when you have some periods of sadness it really does make you appreciate the good times a whole lot more!

I thought I’d do a little review of my crochet year in pictures…and I have some exciting offers which will hopefully start off YOUR 2016 in a good way; details of which you’ll find at the bottom of this post!

Looking back I’ve completed a lot of projects…so it doesn’t count that I still have works in progress to complete does it…over 40 items made, I didn’t actually realise it was that many until I started counting them up!


Out of all the things that I have made this year I’m most proud of my CAL blanket, not only because it’s the biggest project I’ve ever personally completed but because my gorgeous daughter loves it so much and sleeps under it every night!


This year I’ve also been busy with my pattern writing, releasing 17 new patterns into the world; 10 of which were free patterns, 2 of them I was extremely excited to have appear in Happily Hooked Magazine and 1 pattern featured in the HodgePodge Pillow Showdown!  


The one pattern I am most proud of creating this year however is one I am sadly behind with writing up. My Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds pattern, which I designed for the 2015 Deramores Blog Competition, was probably one of the most challenging things I’ve had a go at creating so far! It’s definitely a case of life just getting in the way with getting it finished but it is unquestionably one of my New Years Resolutions to get it done! 


I have some brand new patterns already lined up for 2016 which I can’t say too much at the moment you can be sure I’ll share my elation about them with you when I can!  One of these designs of course is the 2016 CAL, which may turn out to be the 2nd most challenging thing I’ve ever designed, and which I already so excited about, from the photos that have been shared with me, about chosen yarn colours – I can’t wait to see finished results!

Finally I really wanted to celebrate another couple of other achievements…both of which have happened just recently! Over on my Facebook page I have now reached over 12,000 lovely likers and here on the blog I’ve got over 12,000 followers too!  I never in my wildest dreams believed when I started my page / blog that it would ever come as far as this! And it’s all because of YOU guys out there – so I want you to help me celebrate!  As it’s New Years Eve I’m offering 2,016 patterns completely FREE  in my Ravelry store (use coupon code: FREE2016) and after those have gone ALL of my patterns will have a 50% discount (no code required) on them until midnight (GMT) of 1 January 2016!


Now I’m off to spend my New Years Eve, as many parents do with little ones do, with my husband, a curry, a good movie and a hook in my hand!

May your New Year be filled with health and happiness…and tons of lovely yarn!  

Happy New Year!


Heather x

12 Days of Christmas Celebration!


I’m really excited to announce that this year I’m taking part in the HodgePodge Crochet 12 days of Christmas Sale which starts TODAY! 

Every day until the 12th December one of the fabulous designers (below) are holding a ‘that day only’ specific sale – but like an advent calendar who knows which designer will be on which day…well I can tell you one of them will be me!  Make sure you check out my Facebook page and the pages below to keep up to speed with the discount details; this is a sale you really don’t want to miss out on!

Featured Designers are:

Boomer BeaniesCrafty RidgeCrystalized Designs, Danyel Pink DesignsFrom Home, Glamour4You, HodgePodge CrochetKeep Calm and Crochet On UK, My Crimson Clover,  Salena Baca Crochet,  Sincerely PamShopKimberlie.

HodgePodge Pillow Showdown 2015 – The Results | River Rose Pattern Release

And so the results are IN!! And the winner of the Pillow Showdown is the most lovely Michelle at From Home with her awesome Classic Lace Bolster Pattern! Huge congratulations to her on her awesome winning design!

I join the line up of the other fabulous runners up and I can now reveal who’s great designs were who’s!

So did you guess which one was mine?  I’ll give you a clue…


Yes my design was the River Rose Pillow!


I had great fun designing this cushion and I am really proud of the way it turned out in the end. I think it is probably one of my favourite designs to date.


At 20 x 20 inches it’s a nice big size to squish into and it looks fab in other colours (which my lovely testers proved!).


And now for the exciting news….DISCOUNT PRICES!!! All the patterns featured in the competition are now available at a discount on Ravelry including mine!

The River Rose Pillow Cover has 50% discount on Ravelry right now for 1 week! Just £1.75 / $2.70. Normal price will be £3.50 / $5.40 no coupon needed:

Fabulous designer discounts:

Happy Hooking everyone!