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Summer crochet – perfect for accessories and homewares

Are you one of those people who crochets more in summer? Some of us definitely get our hooks out more in the summer months. There are a number of reasons for this. One is that crochet goes so well with cotton or other summer yarns. There is something very satisfying about the crisp stitches in… Continue reading Summer crochet – perfect for accessories and homewares

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Wrangling needles and notions, hooks and gauges

I love this time of year for a particular reason – apart from the occasional sunny day. It is the season of the “back to school” stationery sale which is a blessing for anyone trying to organise what we might call “an extensive knitting and crochet related collection”. By this I don’t mean a lovingly… Continue reading Wrangling needles and notions, hooks and gauges