75: Flower Table Runner

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This was a very quick and easy project that I really enjoyed – I have made a few things with filet crochet and I highly recommend using it – so simple and effective.. The pattern, by Jackie Carreira from Inside Crochet magazine, uses 3 balls of Bergere de France Coton FIfty (50% cotton / 50% [...]

72: Easter Chicken Bean Bags!

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It is fast approaching Easter so I have been asking everyone if they want to buy some Easter Chicken Bean Bags! They have been selling like hotcakes – I have been crocheting on the train to and from work daily in order to get them all done. I hope to make them in every colour [...]

54: This Little Piggy

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It is my friend Kate’s birthday and she had previously asked me to make her a crochet pig bean bag so hey presto! Here it is! My buddy Filipa drew a sketch of what it should look like. I think I put the ears on a bit funny though! I used some pink cotton dk [...]

13: Boys Sweater & Hat

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My nephew Ralph was born back in 2010 and for the summer after his first birthday I made him a cotton sweater! I used 3 different colours of Cotton DK from the German chain of shops called Wolle Roedel. He also got a warm woollen hat for Winter I think I made this pattern up [...]

3: Granny Square Blanket

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I have been working on this for a few years. It is one of those projects that I like to work on for a bit and then leave for a few months. It will probably end up being big enough to turn into a bedspread. I bought a whole load of cotton yarn from Woelle Roedel, [...]

2: Hot Water Bottle Cover

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To make this hot water bottle cover, I used some colourful good quality cotton yarn (Debbie Bliss Cotton DK) as well as dishcloth cotton for the neutral colour. It was a very simple design that I made up which you can purchase from my shop or from etsy.