Striped Crochet Poncho Pattern now available in the Oh Silly Pili Etsy store!

  And boy is she a pretty one. Click on the photo to take you to my etsy store! This has been about 9 months in the works – I am so happy it is finally completed I hope you … Continue reading

How to crochet an adorable fall pumpkin.

It’s fall. Let’s make a pumpkin! My pug isn’t quite sure of what to make of it… What will you need: Orange yarn for the pumpkin. Little bit of brown yarn for the stem. Little bit of green yarn for … Continue reading

How to sew a simple baby’s bib.

I guess I am getting to that age when my friends are starting to have babies. I’m always one for a hand made gift and so, I came up with this simple pattern for a baby’s bib. (I don’t have … Continue reading

How to sew a cute coin purse.

  I recently bought a second hand sewing machine and have been OBSESSED. So I thought I should whack out a simple,no experience needed sewing pattern for you guys!   What you’ll need: One 8×6 inch piece of the outside … Continue reading

Delicious Homemade Mint and Basil Pesto.

So good.  On pasta, quinoa, lasagne, as a sauce over grilled veggies or meat, in your sandwich…oh the possibilities.     What you’ll need: A blender! Obvs. 1 cup (tightly packed) fresh mint leaves 1 cup (tightly packed) fresh basil … Continue reading

My Grandma’s Shepherd’s Pie.

When we were kids, our Grandma would always cook us the best Shepherd’s Pie. It is legendary in our family! She lives back home in England and when I was on the phone with her recently, I got her special recipe. It’s … Continue reading

How to make a dreamcatcher.

I have had a whole bunch of requests for my dream catcher pattern, so here goes! What you will need: An embroidery hoop. (I have used a 5 inch and a 7 inch before – just depends how big you … Continue reading

How to crochet a beautiful rose.

As promised here is the easy peasy pattern for a beautiful rose! What you will need: A small ball of yarn. An appropriate sized hook for your yarn. I used a 4.25mm. Scissors. Yarn needle.   1. Chain 32. Put … Continue reading

How to crochet a heart coaster.

When I posted pictures of my heart coasters on my Instagram – I had a bunch of requests for the pattern! Being the people pleaser that I am, I thought this should be my first crochet pattern on the blog. Plus … Continue reading