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My Beginnings in Crochet

Way back in January of 2011 I bought a Boye self-teach kit for crochet.  I didn’t think what I was doing looked exactly like the pictures so I watched and crocheted along with some how-to videos on YouTube.  197 more words


Welcoming New Life

My high school classmate and friend contacted me to let me know that she is a new grandmother and she would like for me to make a blanket for her new grandson. 84 more words


A garden, Easter, a dolls house, canal boats and a finished crochet project.....

The bank holiday weekend was a real mixed bag.
The garden had a make over thanks to my very talented mother in law. Another person’s perspective was invaluable as always. 185 more words


Cable Knit Throw

I’ve always wanted one of Pottery Barns Cozy Cable Knit Throw, but I have never seen it go on sale. I just cannot spend $129 on a throw! 162 more words

Picnic terminology

I was listening to an expert on the radio last night talking about testing alternative medicine with the same rigour as tests for conventional drugs. The scientist said that ‘alternative medicine’ or ‘traditional medicine’ are ‘basket terms’ that include many things including tiger penis, acupuncture, or even eating apples every day. 49 more words


How To Use An Emergency Mylar Blanket

The Emergency Mylar Thermal Blanket is an extremely versatile piece of equipment. This video presentation will show you several uses for your lightweight emergency blanket. It is very thin, easy to pack, and is great at reflecting heat. 154 more words

Teddy Raspberry

Im so glad I made this teddy today cause he makes me smile and is very cuddly.
He is made from a vintage NZ blanket, felt and an 80′s floral sheet. 13 more words