How do you niche?

How do you niche?

To niche or not to niche; that is indeed the question! Fair warning – this blog post doesn’t come to a solid conclusion… It’s something that comes up over and over again for all creatives – ‘find your niche’: find your corner of the world 

Granny Square Day 2020

Granny Square Day 2020

Granny Square Day is coming up!  This year, August 15th marks Granny Square Day, on which makers all around the world post a closely cropped photo of a granny square to their Instagram feeds, which creates a ‘blanket’ of wonderful, colourful granny squares when the 

Over hook, under hook, crocheting free…

Over hook, under hook, crocheting free…

Amigurumi (a “crocheted or knitted stuffed toy”) is usually created using the double crochet stitch (or the single crochet stitch, if you’re not from the UK), and working in the round. Have you ever noticed that some amigurumi dolls have a slightly different look to others? 

Adventures in Spinning

Adventures in Spinning

When it comes to general life I’m a pretty cautious person, but when it comes to crafting, I’m a jump in the deep end with both feet kind of girl.  I’ve been curious about spinning for a while and the idea of undertaking the entire 

Let’s talk about frogging

Let’s talk about frogging

Image Source: Pixabay If you’ve been in the crochet world for a little while, you’re probably familiar with the term ‘frogging’. If not, to frog is to ‘undo’, or rip out a number of stitches in your work to fix an earlier error. I must 

New Year…New Logo!

New Year…New Logo!

A very Happy New Year! A new decade has begun and brought with it exciting news for The Fuzzy Bee…

Happy Easter from The Fuzzy Bee!

Happy Easter from The Fuzzy Bee!

Happy Easter, everyone! ????????

The Lexie Doll

The Lexie Doll

The Lexie Doll started out as an experiment in shaping – I wanted to create a pattern from scratch as a doll base for future makes. I knew I wanted to try and make a slightly shaped head (rather than a ball shape), and so 

Welcome to The Fuzzy Bee!

Welcome to The Fuzzy Bee!

Hello! I decided to create The Fuzzy Bee after taking part in my first ever craft fair. Let me introduce myself with a few questions-and-answers… Who am I? My name is Jess, and I am the owner, creator, designer, maker (etc.etc.) at The Fuzzy Bee!