Category Archives: crochet

Boho Bunting…

In a lovely book Mindful Crochet by Emma Leith there is a pattern for some mindful crocheted bunting. In her words ‘Lift the spirits with this gloriously happy bunting…’ As I’ve been sorting cupboards and drawers recently (who hasn’t!) I’ve found … Continue reading

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happy bunting…

I’ve been reading some good books lately – the most recent is a wonderful book by Lucy Mangan called Bookworm – a memoir of childhood reading.  I was slow to learn to read as a sickly child but once I … Continue reading

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Those roarin’ twenties…

This week has been lovely, I’ve been out and about but this means I haven’t spent as much time making and doing as I like to… still there’s only so many hours in the day. The one thing I have … Continue reading

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Last blog of the decade….

Well… it’s the end of a decade and I’ve been looking over my blogs, which I first started in 2016 and I’ve posted 210 so far! I’ve taken a little look back and see that I have posted a lot … Continue reading

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What I learned this year….

Well, continuing my crochet passion I have got bowls well and truly added to my repertoire. We have just sat down for a little lunch and my husband burst out laughing…what could cause such hilarity? Veg soup is not that … Continue reading

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Another Mandala … I can’t stop…

It’s been a time for reflection and not messing up the whole house with my makes so I’ve been keeping to crochet and have completed another Mandala. This one is hanging in my bathroom. Using the pattern set out by … Continue reading

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Simply crochet….

  This week I got to finish my mandala which I started a few weeks ago, it’s from a book called ‘mindful crochet’ by Emma Leith. I didn’t use the instructions as to the colours, just grabbed what I had. … Continue reading

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Eat your greens…

So do we all have sprouts with our Christmas dinner whether we like them or not? Of course! The plate would just not look right without them… Following a friend at work’s amazing pompom sprout making I decided to do … Continue reading

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Hobbies & Pastimes…

Yesterday my husband, daughter and I took the day off work. My husband set off for Sussex and spent a happy day riding Steam Trains My daughter and I headed off to Alexandra Palace, London. It’s an iconic venue if … Continue reading

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Yarn bombing…

Some colleagues and I have started a little Knit & Natter session at our place of work. We meet once a week and chat whilst creating in yarn or cross-stitch or making pom-poms or whatever we fancy – there are … Continue reading

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