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Look What I Made: Baby Granny Square Blanket

This baby-size (pram-size really) granny square blanket is another I can cross off my to-do list. The coloured yarn is Stylecraft Special Double Knit, left over from my granny stripe and ripple blankets. The cream is Panda Magnum Soft 8ply … Continue reading

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Look What I Made: Ripple Baby Blanket

Back in November I made a pledge to finish all of the UFOs (unfinished objects) in my stash before starting any new crochet projects. This is the second half-finished venture I can cross off my list, finally.   Why did … Continue reading

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Look What I Made: Chevron Crochet Blanket

It took me longer to decide on the pattern and colour scheme for this project than it did to actually make. Oh, the pressure! Oh, the self-imposed pressure to make a wedding present for one of my very best friends. … Continue reading

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Work in Progress

I’m a girl on a mission at the moment. I’m on a self-imposed ban on starting new crochet projects until I finish the UFOs (unfinished objects) in my stash. This is following on from my self-imposed 10-day ban on crochet … Continue reading

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Look What I Made: Hodge Podge Large Granny Square Blanket

The Hodge Podge blanket is officially finished. I think. In all of its crazy colour-combination madness. All of the ends have been weaved in and I’ve been sleeping under it for about a month so it feels finished. I may add … Continue reading

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Work in Progress – Crochet African Flowers

If you follow me on Instagram you’ll know this week I’ve been addicted to making a new-to-me pattern called African Flowers. I figured it is about time I stray from granny squares and ripples for a little while. I think I’ll make these … Continue reading

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Work in Progress – Granny Square Blanket

Us crafters are a funny bunch. I’m yet to meet a crafty person who doesn’t have a half-finished project or six collecting dust. Why do we lose interest in projects we began so enthusiastically? Buying fabric and yarn is so … Continue reading

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Look What I Made: Rainbow Granny Square Blanket

Happy birthday to my little cousin Amy, she recently turned 21. She’s smart, confident and ambitious. She’s loyal, affectionate and popular. And she loves a gluten-free cupcake with cream cheese frosting. Some blankety facts: * The rainbow contains 11 colours. * … Continue reading

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Look What I Made: Amigurumi Panda

I made Smarty B. Panda a few years ago, when I was just starting out with crochet. It took me a few attempts to get the hang of making amigurumi (Japanese for small knitted toy), but once I figured out … Continue reading

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Look What I Made: Amigurumi Yoda

The funny thing about memories is sometimes you just don’t know if they are accurate. I think I saw one of the Star Wars movies (episodes?) when I was young. At school. While watching I was given a jelly bean for good behaviour. … Continue reading

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