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Crochet Blankets Galore

Okay so, galore may be over stating things a bit. Two. There are two crochet blankets in this post. Neither of which is technically finished. But it has ignited my love for crochet blankets and there are easily another three blankets that I now want to make. But I'll save that post for a very… Continue reading Crochet Blankets Galore

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The Saga of the Perfect Scarf

Many a year ago I bought some very expensive yarn to make two scarfs. They were Rowan aran Pure Wool in Red & yellow and green & grey (or Gryffindor and Slytherin colours). And if I can remember correctly they were about £8 for each 100g ball. By far the most expensive yarn I've ever… Continue reading The Saga of the Perfect Scarf

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Tunisian Crochet cats… I mean hats.

Last week I told your about my habit of starting new projects while I'm at my busiest and my failed attempt at knitting socks. Well this week I'll show you what the other projects I mentioned were. Basically, hats. Tunisian crochet in the round hats because that has always seemed like a brilliant idea to… Continue reading Tunisian Crochet cats… I mean hats.

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Crochet Cowl Finish

I have a finish! My camel stitch cowl using one Caron cake. Ta Da! One Caron cake = one snug double wrap cowl So obviously, as I mentioned it's a caron cake which is aran yarn. I went a couple of hook sizes up from what was recommended because camel stitch is quite a dense… Continue reading Crochet Cowl Finish

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Craft projects galore

I mentioned in the last post that I had some craft time to spare since finishing my blanket squares and like I normally do, I have greatly over estimated. The problem I have is that as soon as I allow myself to think, 'hmmm, what shall I do next?' my brain inundates me with a… Continue reading Craft projects galore

Loom Knitting

Attempt 1 at using a knitting Loom

I got a load of Knitting Looms as a Christmas present this year but only managed to use them for the first time this last week. I had to recover from Christmas for example but also, I knew that if I started another project before I finished the squares to my blanket I would never… Continue reading Attempt 1 at using a knitting Loom