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Home again.

Hello all, I am back from my holiday, and back to the grind. Hoping you are well?

My son, my puppy and I had a fantastic week up in Hemsby, I thoroughly recommend giving it a visit. 342 more words


Light Blue Chunky Crochet Boho Net Shawl - Folksy


So I finished the shawl I began to make the other day :-D I used the pattern from inside crochet magazine, and then altered it slightly, using smaller tassels, a chunkier yarn, and tensioned it slightly heavier too. 98 more words


Shawly not..

Hello all, not much to report, apart from I have been making a shawl, using a pattern that came with an issue of inside crochet magazine. 176 more words


And STILL More Christmas in July.

Feeling very pleased with myself today as the gold tinsel yarn and some gold fingering yarn came, so I was able to finish off the first few Christmas drawstring gift bags I have been making. 169 more words


More Christmas In July

So today, after spending some time making a few more bags, while waiting for the trim to put on them, I decided to make something different, after all I don’t want to get bored.. 178 more words


King Cole Glitz Christmas

So it’s the first of July and I am making little gift bags for Christmas, in this beautifully festive yarn, and wishing it was the big day already. 323 more words


“Widow Woman” by Sara Fraser

After reading “Widow Woman” by Sara Fraser, I decided to do a little research into the events that were recorded in this historical novel.  To my delight, there are many on-line resources to research this time period in English history and the upheaval that machines were making for the working class who owed their livelihood to the business owners. 243 more words

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