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WIP Wednesday and Second Blogversary-21st February

Yesterday WordPress informed me that Craftandothercrazyplans has been in existence for two whole years! That means it is two years since I sat in the car with Mr C, nervously waiting to go into the dentist and writing a list of possible blog names. Two years since I did all of the setting up, diving…… Continue reading WIP Wednesday and Second Blogversary-21st February

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How To Win At Yarn Chicken

This is a post that’s been brewing for a while, and is a follow up to my post 5 Rules For Playing Yarn Chicken which I wrote a few months ago. Running out of yarn does not always have to mean a project needs binning, frogging or resigning to the Unfinished Object heap-there are plenty of ways…… Continue reading How To Win At Yarn Chicken

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WIP Wednesday-20th December

I’ve still managed to work on some projects this week as Mr C did all of the present wrapping whilst I was at work one day so I haven’t had to spend every evening making a mess with tape and paper. (He will definitely be on Santa’s good list for doing that job!) Instead, I’ve…… Continue reading WIP Wednesday-20th December

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Mitred Squares and Memories

I have seen lots of examples of beautiful blankets created from simple knitted mitred squares. Often, these are made from scraps of yarn leftover from other projects and so they are sometimes referred to as memory blankets. I’ve also seen them called ‘ugly’ blankets because the yarn doesn’t necessarily coordinate as well as if specific…… Continue reading Mitred Squares and Memories