nordic shawl – a journey

dear diary, Today is one of those special Ta-Dahhhh moments… you know the ones I mean!!! The ones that make a lot of hours spent working on a project worthwhile. As you know, I almost never use a pattern for my work unless I see something that jumps right at…

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the ‘homely blanket’ quest – square 11

dear diary, Summer is here…the sky has been blue most of this week and temperatures have been slowly rising. Even here in North Wales we have 22C today…Yippee!!! and it’s suppose to last over the whole weekend and into next week. What better time than to sit outside and work…

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the story of three blankets

dear diary, Why is it that the day has only 24 hours and the week has only 7 days?? Somehow I don’t think I am alone in wishing that there were more hours in a day and more days in a week, just think how much more knitting, crocheting and sewing we could…

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the ‘homely blanket’ quest – square six

dear diary, sorry it’s been more than a week since the last square, but with the launch of the new book I have been a little more busy than usual. I hope you are ready for square numero six… 5ch, join with ss to form ring. Rnd 1: 12htr into…

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the ‘homely blanket’ quest – square five

dear diary, I hope you are all on track working up your squares? Today I give you a sparkly number…first you crochet the square and then you jazz it all up with some blingy beading…   6ch, join with ss to form ring. Rnd 1: 12dc into ring, join with…

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