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Pudding: It's the only reason I eat my tea.

Sweet white bag

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Frisbees!!

I make Frisbees now.

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A book mark. It has a clip on one end to attach it too the back of the book and that way you don’t lose it!

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Wee man table plus crochet accessories

I made this wee table and everything on it. It just slots together!

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you can now buy a pattern I WROTE!!

Now available on etsy https://www.etsy.com/listing/113365895/four-easy-hats-from-one-basic-shape-pdf patterns for four styles of hat.  

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whole lotta hats.

A whole pile of hats in preparation for my first pattern FOR SALE!! see next post.  

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pac man ghost … pac man to come.  

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Devil Duckie!

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Spiderman throw!!

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Hats, scarves and gloves

   

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Oh, I see blogtown is back up and running again!

It seemed to disappear for a while. Better add some stuffs.              

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Flower chains

Flower chains – my new thing. both together! now with it’s flower. a sweet sunny sun hat – also with flower1 A “daisy” chain.

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flowers

  this one is on a shawl pin.

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granny bags and boa’s.

 it needs a flower put on it yet.

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a santa beard hat

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Tissue box cover

I made this a while ago and forgot to put it on!

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Jelly Babies!

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Aw, it’s a wee Rupert the Bear.

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A baby sized punk hat! A nice bright baby blanky, with some ‘tatty’ flowers to match. and a pen holder.

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I was asked to do another aviator hat in red this time.

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Igor   Phone cozies – sinister and pretty         A lacy vest for summer.

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and a beanie in tapestry crochet     I’m calling this the satanic santa hat – or it could be for Halloween   Aww, 2 puppies

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Another new hat!

  The punk hat

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Some new hats

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More beard hats!

The black one. and the blue/black

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charity crocheting

for the bubs (hats, booties and toys and a blankie) and for the oldies in Christchurch (slippers)   and there was some for the doggies too, but I forgot to take a photo!

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I made a teddy bear for my brothers new bub called Ruby. But it was kind of a dull red so  I made another one in a nicer red. Unfortunately neither red photographs well!   I’ve been making some fingerless gloves too.  … Continue reading

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Been a while!

I have been making a few things. A  jersey for me, some beanies and puppy coats for charity, a throw and beard hats!   From this to … this and the Beard Hat.

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to replace my summery coloured bag

I made this to replace my too bright summer bag. But it came out a bit too big. So, you know the drill…!

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and some wee hearts for valentines

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A new bag.

   This one is a bit more subdued, brown and black.

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Back to work now

So not much crocheting done. These are from last week. I like this one too, but a bit big. I did the strap Guatamalan styles – it ties at the side so you can adjust it. This on is a … Continue reading

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and another one..

I almost like this one…

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Tapestry Crochet bag – yes another one!

I do love doing these! Now this one is a bit long and narrow for me. It’s a nice bag though, for someone. So I’m off to make another one for me. The thing about tapestry crochet is that they kind … Continue reading

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Tapestry Crochet

A tapestry crochet bag. Not 100% happy with the pattern – so I’ll HAVE to make another! I like the shape though, now how did I make it…???? Then an experiment. With crochet, the stitches are all on a bit … Continue reading

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Hee hee, It’s a ninja finger puppet. For my mate who had a sore finger. It’s now sitting on top of their christmas tree. Some flowers.  I got some wire now so I can make a nice bunch that will … Continue reading

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My first commissioned piece!

My first commissioned piece! I’ve been asked to make things before and I say “YES!” and that’s the last I hear from them. But this time… OK, it mightn’t look much but, hey.. Baby sneaker booties And they want 2 more … Continue reading

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Coming up to Christmas

I found this Xmasy yarn and made some little bags that could hang on a tree or sit on a desk etc. They’re full of chickpeas there, but could have a chockie or a nut or even a ball or … Continue reading

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More bits and pieces

I’ve been doing a bit of soap making lately. But I still managed to get these done too. A squishy bag. and a lovely red shawl. Also I found a book called crochet hyperbolic planes which looked interesting. It turns … Continue reading

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Nearing Halloween

It must be nearing Halloween or else I’ve entered a goth stage! The skull motif bag – done in tunisian And an actual skull! It’s just wee. I thought I might make a hat sized one … Otherwise I’ve just … Continue reading

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The new hook!

I did a couple more bowls while waiting for my new hook. And then it came! A tissue box cover…bit rumpty. I’ll have to adjust the fit for next time. Done in sage and black. A close up of the … Continue reading

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While waiting for my new hook to come

Further to the granny collection is,    Then the first of a new line.    The wine bag. (it says “VINO” around the middle)   I’ve been playing around with tapestry crochet this weekend and have made some little pots, … Continue reading

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Tunisian

Also known as afghan crochet and tricot crochet.It makes a lovely fabric and is good for tapestry crochet too.I did need a fatter hook, though. The biggest one I could find was 6mm which is a bit on the tight … Continue reading

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For kids?

And the kids collection (?) I don’t even know any kids! Booties, Beanie and Blanky. Tunisian stitch jersey. Which brings me to another crochet love –  Tunisian Crochet.

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Some bigger stuff.

OK, How about a throw?    Chunky and soft and snugly! Followed quickly by:  I really like this one, it’s very soft and drapy. After a couple of simple things, I felt ready for a bit more work. This is … Continue reading

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In the beginning…

  How did this start? I decided at Christmas (2009) I was going to save up for, um, well I forget, now. Anyway the best way for me to save at Christmas is to stay at home, no shopping or … Continue reading

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