Hello! Thank you for visiting The Crochet Craft Co page. My name is Donna and I love all things crochet!
My crochet home is based in Southampton, right down on the South Coast of the UK, where I live with my very understanding husband (who is drowning in yarn), two slightly crochet-embarrassed teenagers (I do whip the hook out wherever we go – the photos below prove just how embarrassing I can be!) and my naughty, stubborn but completely lovable Cairn terrier, Alfie.
My day job is working as an HR Manager for an amazing local hospice whose incredibly hardworking and dedicated staff provide an much needed and valued service to patients and families in the area. Now I can hear all the ‘boos’ and ‘hisses’ at the HR Manager bit, but I am nice, I really am! I mean, I’m obsessed with crochet so I have a pink and fluffy side – right?
I started The Crochet Craft Co about three years ago (originally born The Crochet Card Co) when I started making card with crochet applique. Although I’m still a small crafter in the big yarn world, my product range increased and changed (hence the name change) and I now focus on developing designs with a modern look and creating items for the home as well as children. I have also started teaching crochet locally, which I absolutely love! It’s brilliant to be able to pass the skills to someone and see their face when they create something beautiful all by themselves (I have some very clever students!).
It’s also my goal this year to start selling some patterns and kits, as well as build up a stock of free patterns for people to enjoy.
I believe that crocheting (and other similar crafts) deliver some fantastic benefits in relieving stress and helping us be ‘mindful’ in this busy, crazy, constant world we live in. I know that it certainly helps me switch off from challenging days.
I have been wanting to set up a page/blog for a while so here we go….. I hope you find it interesting and hope to see you here again!
WHEN CAN I EXPECT MY ORDER? Due to the time and workmanship that goes into creating crochet pieces, the lead time for this is 3 weeks, although I strive to minimise this time as much as I can and deliver it sooner. For crochet kits, this timescale is reduced to one week. Delivery through Royal… Continue reading Terms and Conditions
Crocheting and other yarn related crafts can help improve our wellbeing and reduce health conditions associated with stress and this fast paced hectic world we live in. Some of the benefits of crochet; It helps us to stop, to sit, and to concentrate on something other than the worries and challenges of the day. The… Continue reading The Health Benefits of Crochet
I would love to help you with any information relating to my patterns and designs or to provide more information on my crochet lessons and teaching.