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Guess Where I’m Going?

Mr Craft has earned himself some serious husband points today. He’s taking me on holiday this weekend without the kids (I love them dearly but we’ve never been away on our own!) We’re going to North Yorkshire which can only mean one thing. Yarndale! He’s got it all organised in secret, booked a weekend off…… Continue reading Guess Where I’m Going?

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Life is Like a Ball of Yarn (Wool!)

A couple of weeks back I found myself a wool winder in a vintage shop.  I was so busy celebrating my ‘tracking down a bargain’ skills that I completely and utterly failed to notice that it had no clamp. Yep, it was pretty much useless. After a quick Internet search to see what the clamp…… Continue reading Life is Like a Ball of Yarn (Wool!)

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Not just a blanket-5 things I’ve learned from one of my biggest projects

For me, every project tells a story. In my last post I mentioned the blanket I’m crocheting for my little boy, who loves nothing more than a snuggle when watching TV. Progress is slow but steady at the moment but as I have been working on it I have been reflecting on what I’ve discovered…… Continue reading Not just a blanket-5 things I’ve learned from one of my biggest projects