All Posts by Babs

How To Crochet Ribbed Cuffs

A simple to follow video tutorial for  ribbed cuff effect today with both UK and US terms used throughout.  This is the first of two ways I regularly use to create ribbed cuffs for sleeves, cardigans, sweaters, mitts or hats. This example is worked in the round for a sleeve, from the upcoming design Cascade […]

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Holiday Chains – FREE Crochet Pattern

Yes it is the season to be jolly, or maybe you are more of a humbug type…. or maybe its not even a season you recognise.  If you are on the lookout for a fun and speedy crochet project this may the one for you. Perfect for scraps these chains are inspired by the paper […]

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episode 1 | What’s it all about? – Show Notes

Hello friends, Welcome to episode one of my knitting and crochet podcast or vlog! Join me as I chat about the projects I’ve been working on  this week. If you’re interested to learn more about any of the pieces I shared in this episode you can find all the details below. Susanna Biaye is the designer […]

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How To Catch Strands

This photo tutorial is in support of the Blanquefort Shawl designed by Mathieu Arnold for Issue 4 | Texture. Before you begin the Catch Strands technique your work should look like the image below, with long strands of the yellow and black in the body of the fabric: ♥ Step 1: Pass the right needle […]

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Issue 4 is Now Live!!!

Hurrah! I’m so happy to share the latest iteration of yarnpeople. Link to buy is highlighted in the menu above. We have made it to the 4th issue, which means yarnpeople is fast approaching it’s first birthday. Thank you all so much for your support, the shares, purchases, feedback, designs, yarns, photography and articles which […]

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DESIGN FOR US! yarnpeople Open Calls for Issues 6 & 7

Do you want to see your designs featured in yarnpeople magazine? Read on for our Editor’s call for submissions… This call is for the first two issues of yarnpeople in 2020. I’m looking for a wide range of stylish and wearable projects in both knit and crochet.We encourage submissions from new designers, as well as […]

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Issue 3 Pattern: Crochet Cabled Shawl

by Annelies Baes-Vicarno Annelies created this simple but gorgeous cabled shawl using only three stitches!Instagram:@annelies_baes,Ravelry: anneliesbaes YARN USED: Wool Addicts Air, 84 % merino & 16 % acrylic, 50g/125m/137yd, shade 011 Ochre, 7 balls.YARDAGE: 850m/929yds of aran weight yarn.HOOK: 6 mm / J-10FINISHED MEASUREMENTS: 175 cm/69” wingspan and 112 cm/44” deep.GAUGE: 15 sts and 11/12 rows […]

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Continuing Our Giveaways

One of the benefits of buying a copy of yarnpeople, besides the amazing interviews and stunning designs within the pages, is the regular giveaways throughout the life of the ‘current’ issue. As yarnpeople is a quarterly e-zine this means there are three months of giveaways for each issue. So far we have already awarded a […]

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Charity Makers List

​We are building a resource list of makers in the yarn community who, on an on-going basis, donate a portion of their sales to charity. These can be patterns, finished objects, or even services. If you  or someone you know would like to be included, please send us the relevant information via the submission form at […]

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