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A gift for a new arrival

A gift for a new arrival

Being part of the school community I get to see a lot of baby bumps. And last week there was another new arrival. So I’ve grabbed a lovely soft pink wool and made some little booties again. I think they’re so cute, and this time I’ve added pale green and white ribbon for the bows. … Continue reading

Jubilee weekend

Jubilee weekend

The Jubilee weekend was lovely. It had its ups and downs, but for the most part we had a great time despite the typical British weather. I made the boys and my niece a crown each. They had a street party at school and they all wore them for that. The rest of the weekend … Continue reading

A rainy day

A rainy day

So, its raining again. I’ve decided that I’m really not keen on April showers, I hate being cold and wet, and it makes my hair crazy. The boys are fed up too because they can’t go out and play, and I get fed up because they can’t go out and play. The only good thing about … Continue reading

Bobbly blanket

Bobbly blanket

Well, its taken a while but I’ve finished my bobbly blanket. I’ve really enjoyed this project and can’t wait to do another. Alex just loved it too, and whenever I was working on it he’d rub his hands over it and go ‘Ahhhhh’. So I might make him one or possibly do it as a cushion … Continue reading

Baby baby

Baby baby

There seems to be babies everywhere at the moment, so for friends and family that are awaiting new arrivals I’ve been busy with my crochet hooks. I’ve made a really simple cardigan and a few pairs of booties. I’m still working away on a bobbly blanket which I love. Its so bright and feels lovely. … Continue reading

Mothers day

Mothers day

So it’s Mothers day, and this year I’ve made a crochet flower brooch with a button centre to add to the other things I’ve bought for her. I love finding ways of wrapping gifts as well. One of my favorites is to collect wallpaper samples from DIY stores and make gift boxes from them. I have … Continue reading

Hats off

Hats off

As I’m still quite new to crocheting, I thought I’d try something different to granny squares and blankets. I thought a hat would be good to start with, but my first one went completly wrong. Then I got the hang of it and started to get creative.