Love and Lacy Lamp Jars

Well it’s been a couple of weeks since my last blog post; My other half  and I have been loving it up in Paris for our anniversary! Sometimes it still amazes me that we’ve been together for 10 years now,...

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Knit, Purl and Hygge

This week has been dreary… in fact dreary doesn’t even seem to cover it…. With grey skies and constant drizzle I’ve really got that February feeling…. I find myself craving warm weather and sunshine and evenings laid in the garden....

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Unicorn Hooded Scarf

Have you ever had a project to make and just couldn’t get around to starting? This project was one of those… I couldn’t even bring myself to buy the yarn. I can’t even think why I was dreading getting started,...

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Easy cute baby beanies

There’s something in the water at the moment, I’m surrounded by babies!! Newborns popping out left, right and centre and by the time I remember I need to get them a present they’re already born. I find beanies make a lovely...

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Quick Project: Pincushion in a jar

  Christmas is well and truly over at this point and we’re deep in the January blues! We’ve made it through ‘most depressing day of the year’ and we just need to keep our chins up and make it through...

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English & American Crochet

For the longest time I was so afraid of English crochet terms that I simply avoided using English patterns altogether…. While I am English, I learned to crochet on the internet which is predominantly American, and with so many American...

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Let’s Learn how to Crochet!

There are tons of resources on the internet to learn how to crochet and with the variety ranging from videos to step-by-step photo’s there really is no excuse for not learning! So here I’ve compiled a list of useful resources...

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The Perils of Being a Lefty

When I first began to crochet I found there was very little in way of resources to guide a left-handed novice around the basics. Learning to crochet is hard enough to begin with: studying videos to learn how to hold...

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