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Skipton Hat ::

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Those of you who follow me over on Instagram may have seen back in September, the hat I crocheted myself on the train on the way to Yarndale.  I grabbed a skein of yarn and a hook as I was running out the door in the morning and by the time I arrived in Skipton I had a fresh new hat upon my head! 




I loved that hat a lot and wore it all weekend, plus I purchased myself a turquoise fluffy pom pom to...

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The Crochet Sock Club ::

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Over the past few months I've been working on a new crochet collection, starting from February I'll be launching one crochet sock pattern every 2 months as part of a club. Every other month (February, April, June, August, October and December) I will be producing a box which will include a printed pattern and hand dyed yarn to work up a pair of socks (dyed by me, exclusively for this club).

Each...

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The Crochet Shawl Club ::

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Introducing The Crochet Shawl Club ::
Announcing a different kind of release for The Crochet Shawl Collection :: The Crochet Shawl Club! 



Starting from January I'll be launching one crochet shawl pattern every 2 months as part of a club. Every other month (January, March, May, July, September and November) I will be producing a box which will include a printed pattern and hand dyed yarn to work up...

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The Magic of Blocking ::

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A few weeks ago I found myself magically transported to a log cabin in the countryside surrounded by super lovely crafty ladies. Whilst on said trip I finished one pair of socks and got halfway through another, before declaring I was bored of socks (for now). Luckily with all the aforementioned lovely ladies on hand, before I knew it a skien of yarn was thrown at me (courtesy of Kate) a crochet...

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Weekending :: a trip to Bruton ::

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We just got back from the most fabulous weekend away celebrating lots of birthdays. On Friday lunchtime (which in it self was Johnny's birthday) we boarded the train at Cheltenham and headed down to Somerset to celebrate Johnny's Grandmother's 90th birthday.





It was the most fantastical weekend, with lots of beautiful sunshine, delicious cakes, music and loads and loads of family! I feel so lucky to...

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