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 [...]

70: Baby Cardigan

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A colleague and friend, Oksana, is off on maternity leave this week so I got my crochet hooks and yarn out to make her a baby cardigan! She doesn’t know the sex of the baby so I had to keep the colours unisex. Turned out pretty well – did it in a couple days… never [...]

67: Valentine’s Day Gift Bag

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I found this super-cute Valentine’s Day gift bag pattern from a wonderful blog called Little Doolally. I used the left-over yarn from my Cosy Lap Blanket: Debbie Bliss Donegal Luxury Tweed Aran (90% wool, 10% angora, 50g/88m). It’s really quick to work up and uses basic crochet stitches. I’m very happy with the end result… now to [...]

66: Home Sweet Home Filet Crochet

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I finally completed this filet crochet project that I found online by Lee Ives Tice. Filet crochet is a very easy and satisfying way to crochet – I have also made tops and table runners using this technique. I used a 1.75mm steel crochet hook and 1 ball of Puppets Eldorado mercerised crochet cotton in an off [...]

56: The Little Yellow Duck Project

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A while back someone posted a message on my twitter feed suggesting I should look up The Little Yellow Duck Project. The Little Yellow Duck Project is a global initiative highlighting the life-saving random acts of kindness of blood, bone marrow, organ and tissue donation. It involves people around the world handcrafting little yellow duck gifts as [...]

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 [...]