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The Handmade Fair, Embroidery and a Little Mermaid

As you may have concluded from the title, I attended The Handmade Fair at Bowood House last weekend. It was an absolutely gorgeous day for it; the sun was shining, ice cream was thoroughly enjoyed and sunburn was narrowly avoided! When purchasing the tickets you can choose a skills workshop, a grand make and a… Continue reading The Handmade Fair, Embroidery and a Little Mermaid

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Yarn Stash Busting Blanket

...now trying saying that several times really fast! I have decided that it is about time that I endeavour to utilise all my odds and ends in my ever expanding yarn stash. Then I can pave the way to even more new shiny yarn! (Of course!) I have a lot of varying colours and weights… Continue reading Yarn Stash Busting Blanket

Crochet Kits

Gilbert the Giraffe

Happy Sunday Evening everyone! It's that time again! I have completed another adorable amigurumi from my ever growing collection of crochet kits. Introducing...Gilbert the Giraffe! This lovely amigurumi is yet another one from the Aldi 'So Crafty' range of crochet kits. I really should start to mix and match and try some other brand crochet… Continue reading Gilbert the Giraffe

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Little Rubber Ring Penguin

Hello everyone! As previously mentioned in my last post I purchased a couple of crochet kits from Aldi and am currently making my way through them. Thus, I have completed the penguin! Penguins are literally my favourite animal, I've been to a penguin experience where I was able to feed and hold them, and as… Continue reading Little Rubber Ring Penguin

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Little Bobble Sheep

A while back, during one of Aldi's Special Buy weeks I purchased a couple of adorable crochet kits. They were only £2.49 each (absolute bargain if you ask me!) so naturally, I purchased one of each kind; one penguin, one rabbit and one sheep. A couple of days ago I decided to crack open the… Continue reading Little Bobble Sheep

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Tea on the Green Crochet Along

...drum roll please...I have finally (seemingly months and months after everyone else!) finished the Tea on the Green Blanket!! It is absolutely gorgeous and I feel exceedingly accomplished for having finally completing the project. It was full of lovely patterns and new stitches (such as the pom pom puff stitch) that I had never used… Continue reading Tea on the Green Crochet Along

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Relocation, Crochet and Yarn Cakes

WordPress has informed me that it has been a whole month since my last post. Which, through no fault of its own, made me feel guilty for neglecting this blog. I have however been posting quite regularly on my Instagram (if you want to check it out!) Now, I don't have any excuses for my… Continue reading Relocation, Crochet and Yarn Cakes