Crochet and Crafts

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23Feb

Crochet Motifs Book Blog Hop

Hooked: 40 Whimsical Crochet Motifs

Crochet Motifs Book Blog Hop

Hello. I’m joining the Crochet Motifs blog hop today hosted by Stitch Craft Create to celebrate the launch of a new book by Michell Delprat and her daughters Cécile and Sylvie; Hooked: 40 Whimsical Crochet Motifs from Weird to Wonderful… 

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09Feb

Crochet: Puff Chains

Crochet: Puff Chains

Hello again. I’m posting today about these rather marvellous crochet puff chains I’ve been making up in bright chunky yarn. I meant to post these last week but Lulu had a very unfortunate run in with some concrete steps last weekend that resulted in an ambulance ride to the A&E department…

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27Jan

Crochet: An update

Crochet: An update

It's been such a long time... 2014 was a busy year but I continued to enjoy my crochet time and a lot of my endeavours were recorded in my monthly column for Inside Crochet. This without a doubt is one of the things I am most proud of from 2014. I had so much fun creating the projects and writing about the things I love...

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15Jan

Pom-Pom Tea Cosy

Pom-Pom Tea Cosy

A while ago I went along to a Jamie at Home party. I fell in love with a big yellow teapot that was sitting snug inside a lovely bright crochet tea cosy. I ended up buying the teapot but I just couldn't justify buying the cosy when I knew I would get more satisfaction (and save some pennies) if I made one myself...

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17Apr

Paper Mache Hot Air Balloons

And a bit of a catch up...

Paper Mache Hot Air Balloons

Hello! It feels like a very long time since I've posted anything here. I have been busy crocheting, although recently my efforts have been focused on designs for other people. This has been both exciting and challenging. I have enjoyed being able to pin down some of my ideas into new projects - it has taken me out of my comfort zone but this is a good thing!

Anyway I thought I'd stop by quickly today to share some of the Easter crafting the children (and I) enjoyed...

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11Mar

A Giveaway Winner

and some spring crochet...

A Giveaway Winner

I feel like spring is finally finding its way to us here. We had a glorious weekend and even though the sun is no longer shining the grey days seem less grey as everything starts to come to life again. 

Today I'm very excited to announce the winner of the Inside Crochet digital subscription giveaway...

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25Feb

Crochet: My First Shawl

Crochet: My First Shawl

Hello. I've been meaning to get on and post about my latest project all week but it's been half term here and the little people have proved to be very distracting, which has been a good thing...

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04Feb

Crochet: A Fabulous Giveaway

*giveaway now closed*

Crochet: A Fabulous Giveaway

 I have a very exciting post today :) Inside Crochet Magazine are celebrating their 50th issue and have very kindly given me a fabulous prize to give away here on my blog...

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21Jan

Myboshi Yarn Review

Myboshi Yarn Review

Just before Christmas I was kindly sent some myboshi yarn to try by DMC Creative World. I'll admit I was drawn in by the story of the founders, Thomas Jaenisch and Felix Rohland, who caught the crochet bug whilst on a ski instructor exchange to Japan...

Posted in Crochet and Crafts, Yarn Reviews

07Jan

2013 Crochet Review

A few of my favourites...

2013 Crochet Review

Happy New Year :) I'm excited for 2014, as always I have lots of ideas but before I start I wanted to share some of my favourite crochet projects from 2013...

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