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January Rainbows

January-the month that has at least 100 days, all of which seem so dark and gloomy after all the bright lights and festivities-is my least favourite. This one has seemed especially odd with me not being at work, which normally distracts me from the post Christmas blues. However, there was some brightness (on 30th December…… Continue reading January Rainbows

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FO Friday 9th March-Bertie Baby Blanket

Finally, another FO post! The Bertie baby blanket (pattern by Little Doolally, available on Ravelry) is now all done, and mummy-to-be has seen the photos too. It measures approximately 30″ x 35″, which is a little larger than some baby blankets. However, I decided early on that if I was going to put hours into…… Continue reading FO Friday 9th March-Bertie Baby Blanket

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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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A WIP Wednesday/FO Friday mash up

I missed WIP Wednesday as I was so busy and didn’t think ahead to schedule a post, so I thought I would combine it with a finished object post too. My FO was actually two papercraft projects made for, and sent to, a friend who is opening her own yarn store this weekend! I’ll start…… Continue reading A WIP Wednesday/FO Friday mash up

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Finished Object Friday-Beautiful Shells Baby Blanket

Last night I finished sewing in the ends of this blanket, it was a complete contrast to the last blanket I made as it used a much smaller hook and finer yarn, so progress felt far slower. However, it was an interesting enough pattern to keep me focused without being too complicated. Because the pattern…… Continue reading Finished Object Friday-Beautiful Shells Baby Blanket