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Category: Crochet

Piggy Blankets UK is coming to The Frost Fairs!

Hello, I have some exciting news. Piggy Blankets UK will be making an appearance at the The Frost Fairs in Gravesend. I will also be holding a stall at a smaller Christmas Fair in a preschool in the village where I live. The Frost Fairs are held over four weekends…

Autumn by the Beach in Dorset

Hello, It has been a week since I’ve sprained my ankles, and although my ankles are displaying some beautiful colours I am hobbling about fairly well. At least for short periods of time anyway. My poor hubby ended up having to cancel his trip away that he had…

Crochet, crochet, and Christmas crochet

Hello, It has been quite a busy week here in this piggy’s household. Hence why I have been off of the radar somewhat. Even my faithful crochet companion has been hiding under our furry blanket. Clearly keeping me company is hard work. Piggy Blankets UK has received a…

Hot Chocolate in a Cosy Mug Cosy.

Hello, I am very excited today to be revealing my Christmas Mug Cosies……….Yes it is that time of year and with Halloween just round the corner. My mind, home and every available hidey hole is stuffed with wool and Christmas themed works in progress much to…

Planning and Prepping for the Xmas Period

Hello, This is my first Xmas as Stay At Home Piggy and in my shop PiggyBlanketsUK. I have started the race that many other crafters and all retail businesses begin in the months leading up to Xmas (I think I’ve started later than most). It is a time…

Meet Tony and his Triceratops friends.

Hello, I’ve been so excited to write this post. Finally and I do mean finally my little Triceratops range is ready to roll out onto my Etsy shop….hurrah! It feels like it has been quite awhile since the original Tony was created and then sacrificed to…

I turned my dog into a fairy.

Hello, It’s been a funny sort of a weekend as I sit here writing this. Bittersweet and at times inappropriately funny, but overall a good weekend spent with my family. On Friday it was the anniversary of my mother’s death. Thirteen years to be precise. Sometimes…

Flowers, Squares and Tony the Triceratops

Hello, It has been quite busy here in the piggy household. There are some exciting and new changes on the horizon, so hold onto your hats over the next few weeks. However first things first, I would like you to meet Tony the Triceratops. I really am quite chuffed with…

Blocking, Babies and Bank Holidays

Hello, I hope that this finds you all well and enjoying the bank holiday weekend here in the U.K. We are certainly having the weather for it in our corner of the country. In fact it has been a lovely weekend so far and yet I sit here inexplicably…

Lazy Sunny Sundays, Bees and Dinosaurs

Hello It has been a glorious day today, summer seems to have finally arrived and lets hope that the sun is here to stay. I must admit I was a little caught out today with the sunshine, not that I am complaining it has been absolutely fantastic (apologies if you…