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Susan Hook
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Swedish tomte and cards
Hi, I have got lots for you to see this time, I have made lots more cards and I have discovered the Swedish tomte, which is like a father Christmas crossed with a knome. I thought that I would have a go at making some and here is what I made  This one I did...

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knitted slippers and embroidered cards
I have knitted two pairs of slippers, both of which are for presents. I have used nice blue and purple colours, which will be nice for the winter. I have added a few more embroidered cards to the collection The first one is a lovely bird done in a straight ...

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embroidered and parchment cards
These are my latest cards, there is a mix of embroidered and parchment cards The wreath is embroidered with satin stitch and French knots and the background I painted with water colours I thought that I would have a try at redwork, this is something that I ...

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Embroidered cards
This time I have been embroidering cards,  I would like to do another craft fair at some point so I am trying to build up my stock, I have got a long way to go yet and a lot of sewing to do so I think I will aim more for next year. These are what I have mad...

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Embroidered cards
I have been enjoying my embroidery again and a few little cards have been created This was made from the embroidery that I showed you last time, it is made with blue organza at the back of the flowers. This one is a nice snowdrop embroidery, the stitches ar...

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Wonky Donkey
The donkey has been made for the donkey sanctuary in Manchester, they sell them in their gift shop to raise money for the charity. My husband called him wonky due to his bandy legs, poor thing, I think he has had a hard life!! I have started a little embroi...

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knitted snowflake mitts, neck warmer knitted slippers and rose card
It has been hard to find time to blog again as my mum has been in hospital with pneumonia, but I am glad to say that she is feeling much stronger now and getting more like her usual self. I have finished the snowflake mitts that I have made for myself and t...

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Nordic mitts, childrens cardigan and practical knitted jumper
Hello, here is my update, a bit late again. I have finished my Nordic mittens, they were a little bit big for my small hands so I have donated them to the knitting club for their charity stall. I have now started another pair in a different pattern and made...

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finished knitted jumper and glove
My knitted jumper is now completed, I have had it on twice and it is wearing well, I have got a nice scarf to go with it. I have started knitting a pair of Nordic style mittens, I have only completed one at the moment. I knitted them on double pointed needl...

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knitted cable hat and jumper update
Happy New year to you all! I have been neglecting posting on my blog again, there is always other things to do but most important I have still found time to craft. The jumper pattern has been sorted and I have just one more sleeve to go before it is finishe...
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