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FREE PATTERN – LIFE IN THE SLOW LANE

The wonderful Miss Neriss has done it again and produced a beautiful shawl pattern using Scheepjes Whirl. It was made in two colours in her pattern but, of course, you can use any colour Whirl that you fancey. GET THE FREE PATTERN HERE Check out all the Whirls you can choose from here

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The Right Tools for the Job – crochet hooks

I didn’t pay too much attention to the needles and hooks I used to knit and crochet for most of my life. Oh, how I wish I had known the difference it was going to make to my work using better quality and designed tools! I was introduced to Tulip Etimo Rose crochet hooks a couple […]

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RASPBERRY CROISSANT SHAWL – FREE PATTERN

Check out this lovely, deceptively simple, free pattern from Gradina Cu Fluturi. FREE PATTERN DOWNLOAD Buy a beautiful Whirl to make this pattern here

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happy little tree blanket

Made with the River Washed/Stone Washed Colour Pack, this beautiful small blanket is a great use of all the beautiful colours in the pack. Great for beginners. Click Happy Little Tree Blanket for the free pattern.

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Fulfilment of a dream

I worked in the hi-tech world for many years, traveling the world for work, which sounds glamorous and had its moments of glamour, but mostly it was exhausting and stressful. In the 25 years I did that for work I barely touched yarn or fabric, sadly, and, later on, when I took it back up […]

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caramel blanket by felted button

This simple blanket is suitable for a beginner and onwards. It can be made with any of the beautiful Whirl colours including the new ombré colours. Very effective and also great as a baby blanket. CARAMEL BLANKET PATTERN

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WATER LILIES BLANKET BY Fifty shades of 4ply

Using Secret Garden from Scheepjes, a mix of silk and cotton, this blanket is luxurious and beautiful. Of course, you can choose your own colour way if you like. The pattern is FREE. WATER LILIES BLANKET PATTERN

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nori dress by LILLA BJÖRN

This simple but effective crocheted summer dress uses two Whirls. With all the colours to choose from in the Whirls, you can make this to suit your colour preferences and wardrobe. NORI DRESS PATTERN

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dandelion garden pillow by lilla BJÖRN

This lovely pattern to crochet dandelions which you can add to any pillow is a simple but effective way of changing a cushion you may already have. Using Catona yarns, you can choose the colours you like best. DANDELION GARDEN PILLOW PATTERN

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Crochet TULIP pot holder by Lilla BjÖRN

Lilla Björn is one of my favourite crochet designers. She makes some really amazing patterns, some of which are very easy for intermediate crocheters and some which are more advanced. Here is a lovely FREE pattern for crochet pot holders using Catona yarn in Spring colours. Of course, you can choose the colours you like […]

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