Nessies Notions

Notion:1. A belief or idea

2. Small articles such as yarn or hooks used in crochet

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Crocodile stitch

Crocodile stitch

I first came across this stitch while doing a CAL in 2014 (it was the stitch used to give petals in the appropriately named "crocodile flower" squ...
Stitch challenge #9 - Camel stitch

Stitch challenge #9 - Camel stitch

I've quite enjoyed this week's stitch challenge. Unlike some of my previous challenges, this time I'm working with a single stitch rather than a st...
Camel hdc stitch

Camel hdc stitch

This stitch looks a little like brioche knitting
Milk/Fuel Tanker Pattern

Milk/Fuel Tanker Pattern

I'm pleased to introduce my latest amigurumi pattern - a milk tanker pattern. As a nation that has a large dairy industry, it is very common to se...
Crochet tribute to a korowai

Crochet tribute to a korowai

This week is "Te wiki o te reo Māori" (Māori language week) here in Aotearoa so I thought this was a good time to post about something I designed a...
Dollhouse furniture - sheet set

Dollhouse furniture - sheet set

Introduction This set of patterns is to make a sheet set to go with the little dollhouse bed that I designed for some 6" dolls. You can find the pa...