An almost-complete Persian Tiles crochet blanket

Persian Tiles Blanket – Progress!

I'm back from holiday, and so is my Persian Tiles blanket! If you missed my last post, I picked out a complex pattern I’d wanted…
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Persian tile crocheted blanket

Persian Tiles Crochet Blanket – The Yarn

I've bought a bundle of Persian Tiles crochet blanket yarn as a lovely early Christmas present to myself. I've wanted to make a Persian Tiles…
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Knitted amigurumi owl using HiyaHiya Sharp Sock Needles

HiyaHiya Sharps Needles Sock Set Review

I jumped at the chance to review some HiyaHiya Sharps Needles. You remember my wedding shawl? I would not have been able to finish it…
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50 crochet + knitting Christmas ornament patterns

50 of the Best Crochet and Knitted Christmas Ornaments

I’ve rounded up 50 my favourite crochet + knitted Christmas ornaments to make your holiday a little more decorated! I just love Christmas, don’t you?…
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Travel knitting - knitting a complex lace shawl on a train

When Travel Knitting is Everyday Knitting

As crafters, we think a lot about Travel Knitting in capital letters - what to pack for a long plane ride and so on. This…
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A little amigurumi toy raindrop

How to Crochet Amigurumi Raindrops

All week I've been humming raindrops keep fallin' on my head. All because of these adorable crochet amigurumi raindrops! Summer showers aren't so sweet (especially…
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Finished Welcome Blanket Project

Knitting a Welcome Blanket

Knitting a Welcome Blanket is art, politics... and a lot of fun. If you're reading this in 2017, then you've heard of Trump's proposed boarder…
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Close up of cute amigurumi dashund dog

Amigurumi Sausage Dog (Just Add Mustard!)

Stop the presses: this amigurumi sausage dog might be the cutest thing I've ever crocheted. "Who me?" "Yes you!" The pattern is from Adorable Amigurumi.…
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About me

My name is Rachel, and when I'm not crocheting or knitting, I might be playing ukulele, or mucking around on the internet. I'm a New Zealander and in Geneva, with my husband. Find out more or say hi.

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