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Crochet project number 2….

Crochet project number 2….

With the roaring success of the crocheted cushion cover still ringing in my ears, I was keen to crack on and start my next crocheting project…. I saw this fab post by The Stitch Sharer for a hat, and it looked pretty good, so I thought I would give it a go! This is what … Continue reading

Proudly presenting…

Proudly presenting…

..my very first, unsupervised, solo, crocheted project… …the cushion cover… I have already blogged about it here and here, so you are probably all bored to death if it by now… But just in case you’re not, here is the pattern (from my mother-in-laws October 2012 edition of Candis magazine) It is a good one … Continue reading

The cushion cover part 2…

The cushion cover part 2…

As a follow up to Hurray for crochet…I have now finished both sides of my crocheted cushion cover-yay! But the reverse sides looked like this I half heartedly tried to find out the proper way of finishing it-but the book I read said something about threading each end onto a needle and weaving it in, … Continue reading

Hurray for crochet…

Hurray for crochet…

I have a new-found addiction love-crocheting! I can kind of knit, but not very well, and I had seen some amazing crocheted things on Pinterest (here is my crochet inspiration board) and decided and I NEEDED to learn! Serendipitously (love that word!) I was walking past the gorgeous Marmalade Yarns in Frome, and spotted their … Continue reading

Christmas makes-Woolly jumper re-purposed

Christmas makes-Woolly jumper re-purposed

I was recently leant the gorgeous book Homemade Gifts Vintage Style by the very talented Sarah Moore. As you would expect, it has loads of ideas for making homemade gifts in a vintage style, but the best thing is that it truly in vintage style, i.e. using vintage and reclaimed materials, rather than just “shabby … Continue reading

Charity shop haul

Charity shop haul

In need of a little retail therapy, I went for a browse around my local charity shops yesterday, and this is what I scored! I bought two dresses-unheard of for me, I never usually buy dresses, but these ones spoke to me, and they fitted, and everything! Selection of ties for £1 each! I have … Continue reading