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Jane Barrett
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I am a happily married Woman, living in Ireland, who enjoys baking and making nice things for our home.
I am a happily married Woman, living in Ireland, who enjoys baking and making nice things for our home.

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Hello
After an unreasonably long break from doing a post, I decided I should write something.  I haven't done a post, as nothing has really happened lately.  Life has been going along as normal, I must admit I don't have many words at the moment.  So I thought I ...

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Very Sad News
Today I found out that a very talented creative crocheter had passed away.  Unfortunately she was unable to conquer her battle with depression and that makes the news even sadder.  I am talking about the beautiful Marinke Slump from A Creative Being . The l...

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Fabulous Flowers
Today is the official meteorological start of Summer.  In Ireland we have a orange warning alert for gale force winds and it is steeping down with rain, but hopefully we will get some sun soon. After my last post on crochet flower patterns I thought it woul...

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Wednesday's Wishes - Crochet Flower Patterns
Spring is the most glorious Season, during which everything seems to come alive and prosper. One of my favourite things about this time of year is flowers.  They seem to spring up from everywhere (excuse the pun).  I have often thought of making a seasonal ...

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Stylecraft Lily Pond Blanket Crochet ALong - Progress
Lily Pond Blanket CAL - yes I have caught up, but not for long as another pattern will be released on 19 May 2015.  I am loving the colours and liking the CAL idea ie. having a piece to do every so often.  I am also liking doing things I haven't done before...

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Craft Crochet and Knitting Magazines - FREE
I recently discovered that you can get some free online magazines through your local Library.  I know this is the case in Ireland and the UK, but am unsure about other countries.  I accessed the magazines online from my Counties Library site.  You just need...

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Wednesday's Wishes - Crochet Bag Purse Tote Patterns
A lot of women love handbags and I am one of them.  You do need several styles in your stash - a clutch to hold a few things when you go out in the evening; a small bag for short trips to the shops;  a larger bag for work to carry your lunch etc in; and a b...

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Drops Yarn Wool Sale save 35%
I love using Drops yarn from Garnstdio.  The company has a large variety of  yarn in their range, but mainly natural fibres such as wool, alpaca, cotton etc. At the moment they are having a sale and save a massive 35% off  21 types of wool yarn. I know you ...

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Summer Scarf
Some time ago I was looking for a yarn that had no wool in it, to make a scarf for my Mum.  There wasn't much available in my local yarn shop due to it being Winter and Winter means wool in Ireland.  I bought a ball of King Cole Opium Palette, because  I re...
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