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Crochet Slippers

The lovely people at Search Press Publishing kindly sent me ‘Granny Squares, Over 25 ways to crochet the classic pattern‘ by clever ladies Barbara Wilder, Melanie Sturm & Stephanie Gohr. It’s a fab book with loads of contemporary and practical … Continue reading

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MERRY CHRISTMAS!!!!!! Just a quick post to show you my new friend, Ruby the reindeer, I crocheted her for my mum. The pattern is from a fab book from our friends at Search Press Publishers, Mini Christmas Crochet by Val … Continue reading

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Teaching at Drink, Shop & Do

 When I’m not creating craft packs or working in an office, I teach craft at various venues. This weekend I was at Drink, Shop & Do in London’s Kings Cross. I taught a lovely Hen party to make fascinators. If you like … Continue reading

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Knitted Cakes – A Book Review

My lovely friend and old boss Rachel bought this book for me as it combined my two favourite things. Cake and knitting, perfect! Part of the Twenty to Make Series from Search Press Publishers, it’s a really cute little book … Continue reading

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100 Flowers to Knit & Crochet – A Book Review

The lovely people at Search Press sent me 100 Flowers to Knit and Crochet, by Lesley Stanfield. Readers of my blog will know that she is my favourite pattern designer of all time. This book does not disappoint. It is full … Continue reading

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Knitted Birds, Butterflies and Flowers – A Book Review

The lovely Mary at Search Press recently sent me beautiful bundle of books on knitting and sewing to review. I had noticed the title ’75 Birds, butterflies & beautiful beasties to knit and crochet’ by Lesley Stanfield in a catalogue not … Continue reading

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Mollie Makes – Inspiring New Craft Mag

May saw the launch of the much anticipated Mollie Makes, a magazine ‘for people who love the crafty life’. I had to get my mum to find me a copy in deepest darkest Essex as I couldn’t track one down … Continue reading

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