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A Man Cowl
Knitting this EXTRA  LONG cowl for my darling man, has been taking up most of my time. It is a very interesting and eye catching pattern, using simple purl and knit stitches placed in pattern sequence to create the stunning look.  What has been very taxing ...

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Crochet Keyhole Scarf
TODDLER KEYHOLE SCARF CROCHET PATTERN Here in the UK and elsewhere  in the Northern Hemisphere we are going into summer and I could take the opportunity to talk about summer crochet projects, however, I am thinking of my fellow Australians down-under going ...

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WHERE IS SPRING? Here we are in the middle of May and the UK is once again under threat of cold temperatures, snow flurries, gale force winds and loads of rain, not to mention loads of grey clouds.  This colder weather is making me want to hibernate, light ...

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Sunny days, Sun hats, Summer Crochet
WEATHER MAYHEM Here in south-east England,  well may you ask  "where is the sun?"  the weather is cold, windy and grey ,  with the odd snow flurry .  Yes, it is April and supposedly SPRING,  however, there is no sign of it,  those blasted north-easterlies a...

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Colours of Winter Sunrises
MOMENTS IN TIME Winter Sunrises are amazing - the grey clouds of dawn, the pink glow of daylight.  Some times more orange,  other times more magenta,  yet always beautiful! MY FAVOURITE TIME OF DAY I love being up to capture these moments, quite often they ...

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HIGHLANDER TOTE BAG - Scottish Inspiration
HIGHLANDER Tote Bag has been inspired by ancient Scottish designs and symbols which are steeped in Celtic history.  LARGE CROCHET BAG The design in the squares in this crochet tote bag is my interpretation of the various Celtic knot designs I came across wh...

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DAISY GRANNY Square Crochet FREE Pattern
Time to use up your odd balls of stashed yarns, discontinued yarns and odd colours.  One of the best ways to use up that stash of yarn  is to start making some colourful granny squares. I am making my DAISY GRANNY   squares using  Bendigo Woollen Mills Alpa...

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C OLOURFUL BABY HATS Here are my baby girl hat designs, bright and cheerful, although if your prefer subtle colours then go ahead and choose your favourites, these hat designs look fabulous made in any  range of colours, and better still they look awesome i...

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Crochet Baby Girl Hat Patterns in Progress
CUTEST BABY GIRL HATS CROCHET Here are my latest creations for baby girl hats: 1. WEDGES Baby Girl Hat This is the perfect celebration hat for your newborn. A lovely decorative crochet hat pattern with crochet flower and adjustable drawstring or optional cl...

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You fill up my senses, like a night in the forest, like the mountains in springtime,  like a walk in the rain  Most of you will recognize these words as the famous song by John Denver " Annie's Song ", for me  these words convey how I feel about the great o...
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