The Annie Bandana – Quick Easy Dog Bandana

The Annie Bandana – Quick Easy Dog Bandana

How the Annie Bandana came to be: When Debbie from Madame Stitch was telling me that she wanted to host an event for rescue dogs, I was in before she even finished talking. Dogs, and rescue dogs, play such a big part in my family’s 

Tulip Towel – Crochet One for Yourself

Tulip Towel – Crochet One for Yourself

Whether you use this as a hand towel or tea towel, keep it or gift it, the tulip towel is a great pattern to work up! I knew when I made the border for the Bouquet of Flowers Afghan CAL that I wanted to use 

Crochet in Public Day – June’s Free CAL Square Pattern

Crochet in Public Day – June’s Free CAL Square Pattern

Worldwide knit (and crochet) in public day is on June 11th this year.  How could I not acknowledge this day in my  corner to corner CAL?! My tester for this square will be turning hers into a WIP bag! What are you making with your 

33 Perfect Patterns to Crochet for Him

33 Perfect Patterns to Crochet for Him

With Father’s Day quickly approaching, it’s time to make some gifts for the men in your life!

Double Stranding Yarn for Your Next Crochet Project

Double Stranding Yarn for Your Next Crochet Project

Do you need to consider double stranding your yarn? You have a pattern that you are really wanting to start working on. You go to your stash to see what yarns you have to make it. Half an hour later you are still looking. There 

Saturn Clutch – Free pattern from Dulces y Punto

Saturn Clutch – Free pattern from Dulces y Punto

The Saturn Clutch is not only a really cute pattern, but it is the first guest designer pattern on Sunflower Cottage Crochet! I am so excited to be welcoming Carla to our little corner of the internet!   Carla is sharing with us her Saturn 

Looking for some great May Makes to crochet?

Looking for some great May Makes to crochet?

Are you looking for something to crochet this May? May is a funny month for crocheters I find. Christmas, Valentines, Mothers Day and Easter are all over here in the UK. Yet a lot of crocheters are not ready to start crocheting their gifts for 

The Sunflower Square – Free Chart

The Sunflower Square – Free Chart

I cannot believe that I have not designed a sunflower square before now! It seems awfully remiss of me …. When Claire from E’Claire Makery invited me to join in her Flower Garden CAL I immediately knew that I would do a Sunflower square. In 

Crochet Your Own Donut C2C Square – Free Pattern

Crochet Your Own Donut C2C Square – Free Pattern

Donut Square anyone??? Do you love a sweet treat too? I have to admit that donuts are not my go-to when it comes to a sugar rush. I much prefer cheesecake … or a nice red velvet cake.   Part of the Kinship CAL 2022 

The Kinship Afghan Free CAL – A Crochet Project for 2022

The Kinship Afghan Free CAL – A Crochet Project for 2022

In January 2022 I had a random idea to host a FREE little Kinship Afghan CAL that runs for the whole of 2022. The theme for this one is internationally celebrated dates. You will not find any politically motivating dates being represented in this CAL,