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Hunting for the Perfect Cabled Beanie Pattern

Surprise - a friend is coming to visit for his birthday. So I'm on the hunt for the perfect cabled…
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A hat which looks like a bunny on polka dot gift wrap. Baby hats are great Last minute knitted gift ideas

Very Last Minute Knitted Gifts

I'm not talking last minute knitted gifts like, "Oh I should make something for that birthday next week." Really last…
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Travel Knitting – Helix Striped “Landscape” Socks

Let's face it. The best part of travel knitting is the travel. I've been lucky enough to travel a lot…
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Granny square crochet blanket to snuggle under

Granny Hexagon Crochet Blanket – Finished!

My granny hexagon crochet blanket is FINISHED! Or, I should say, Rabia's granny hexagon crochet blanket is finished: It's all…
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Crocheted hexagons for a blanket

Crochet Faster When The Pressure’s On: 15 Tips

Sometimes you want to crochet. Sometimes you want to crochet faster. I have to crochet a granny square blanket in…
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Handknit baby gift set - knitted baby booties and hat

Apple of My Eye Baby Hat and Booties

Good friends have happy news - after trying for a while, they've fallen pregnant. This is wonderful, and I know…
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Crochet gif: fish to sushi and back again.

Fish-to-Sushi Crochet – Fun with Amigurumi

I was surprised by a birthday, and so took out my hook to crochet this fish-sushi as a last minute gift.…
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Golden snitch crochet pattern for amigurumi beginners

Original Pattern – Golden Snitch

A crochet golden snitch pattern was the first crochet pattern I ever wrote up. And you can get it here! In…
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Baby hat to knit with bear ears.

Baby Boom Bear or Bunny Beanie

Have you ever noticed that just like buses, babies seem to come all at once? It seems there's never just one…
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How to crochet an owl

Want to crochet an owl? Free pattern roundup

Owls are so hot right now! These fat and fluffy critters are decorating everything in high street - and high fashion…
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Knitted Merino slippers thrummed with BFL

Thrumming Slippers – Plus Knitting and Crochet Patterns!

I knit a pair of slippers for my sister's Christmas present. Cute, right? But wait until you turn them inside…
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It's Christmas, and I have not knit these mittens.

Knits for Christmas

Phew - December 21 and all my Christmas knitting is done, done, done! To be fair - I know a…
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