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Hello!
August 4, 2015
General

How nice of you to visit! Today seems like a great day to start a new crafty project. I hope you find some inspiration here. If you’d prefer to get your hands on something I’ve already made, check out my Etsy shop.  

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Crochet Flower Pot
January 31, 2016
Baskets

This little project is one I made for my sister for a birthday present. I started with a small glass vase, measuring approximately 11.5cm diameter by 12.5cm high, and an orchid I picked up from the market. Using the basic basket pattern, I crocheted a basket with 30 stitches per round.  I used 2 strands together of…

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A Very Handy Christmas
January 17, 2016
General

Christmas 2015 took on a different theme for our family.  Instead of shopping for mass-produced, generic Christmas presents, we set ourselves the challenge of ‘secondhand, handmade or lend-a-hand’ gifts.  And it turned out to…

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Kid’s Watermelon Slippers
October 25, 2015
Crochet

It’s taken me a while, but I’ve finally finished the pattern for my kid’s watermelon slippers. This is a nice and easy pattern that can be made in a weekend. I first made these slippers for my 2½ year old niece (who was not very good at standing still for a photo!), and she loves…

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T-shirt Yarn Rug
September 12, 2015
Crochet

This rug is made from the fantastic Hoooked Zpagetti t-shirt yarn.  Zpagetti is made from fabric offcuts from the textile industry.  I have been trying to get my hands on this for some time, but it is hard to come by…

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Alpaca Yarn Baby Booties
August 29, 2015
Baby

These cutie booties are made from a beautiful soft alpaca yarn I was lucky enough to get my hands on.  It’s lovely to work with, although slow going because it’s so fine. The pattern I…

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Paracord Baskets
August 25, 2015
Baskets

Parachute cord (paracord) is not often associated with crochet, but it turns out to be a very nifty yarn that is strong but flexible, and resistant to mould and rot. Since it doesn’t mind getting wet, it’s a great material to use for bathroom storage baskets – perfect for keeping kid’s bath toys contained, or storing toiletries. To make your own, you’ll need to get…

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The Basic Basket
August 25, 2015
Baskets

Making crochet baskets has become a bit of an obsession for me – I have made them in all shapes, sizes, colours…

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