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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…

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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…

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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 be the most…

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Crochet Kotori Jackets
December 23, 2015
Baby Clothes

These sweet little cardigans were made with a Shara Lambeth Designs pattern I picked up on Etsy.  I made the yellow one for a newborn little friend, and the pink one as a Christmas present…

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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 them so much I thought…

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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…

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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 used for these booties is from the Patons Quick and Easy Baby Knits book.  It’s…

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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…

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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 and materials.  They are super handy, especially since you can so easily adjust them to suit your needs. There are a number of ways to make baskets, but here’s how I do it. Note…

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