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Look What I Made: Hodge Podge No. 2

Once upon a time, a redheaded girl named Katie tried to make an ugly crochet blanket. She used up all of her scrap yarn, in a very random order, paying no mind to colour clashes or matches. She found it … Continue reading

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Look What I Made: Granny Square Blanket

Vital Stats: Started – August 2010 Finished –  June 2013 Inspired by – Carina’s granny square blanket Yarn – Shepherd Colour 4 Me 100% wool in every colour I could get in 2010 Hook size – 4mm Finished size – 155cm … 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 – 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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Work in Progress – Scrappy Crochet Blanket aka The Hodge Podge

The blanket know as The Hodge Podge continues. I still have plenty of yarn to use so I guess this blanket could turn out to my biggest one yet. It’s pretty cosy and just the right amount of ugly. I’m also … Continue reading

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Look What I Made: Eight-Colour Granny Square Throw

Another project finished, and only a little (ok, two months) later than I planned. This eight-colour throw is for my grandmother who, I’m pleased to say, seems quite enamoured with it. I love this yarn and the colours were all in my … Continue reading

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The antidote to worrying about colour choice? Start a project with random scraps of yarn. It can’t go wrong! Share

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Work in Progress – Eight-Colour Crochet Throw

Fourteen squares completed, I think I’ll need about 40 or so to make this blanket. And, like usual, I’m having what I call craft anxiety. I’ve mentioned it before and it happens at some point during most major projects, whether its … Continue reading

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Work in Progress – Eight-Colour Crochet Throw

A new project has begun, with a due date in late June. It is an eight-colour granny square throw and this time I am following a colour scheme I found in a pattern, rather than putting together my own. I’m using Panda Magnum … Continue reading

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