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Cabaret, Cabins and Cake

Hi Weather Report A little frosty on the car this morning, its nice and bright for a change. Weather change !!! now its wet and windy.   Cabaret Scarf I have been busy this week working on a new scarf pattern using Stylecraft Cabaret, I am really loving the colour changes it seems to be […]

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Sorry, Show and Pattern

Hello, I really must apologise for not writing a blog for 4 weeks, I was in a state of panic getting ready for the show at the NEC and packing the car, driving both journeys to and from the NEC all the way myself, no Phil this time, he usually does all the longer distance […]

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Apples, designs and panic

Good morning Weather Report I hope everyone had a good night, we had a very blustery night, the tail end of a tropical storm, we were lucky it was the end of the storm and just had wind making the doors and windows squeal.   Panic I am sorry for the lack of blogs lately, […]

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Blog, Busman’s Holiday and Charts

Good Morning,   Weather report It is very cold this morning   Blog I am sorry the blog is a little late this week I have been on a mission to get new designs typed up and ready for testing. I could not think past getting them finished.   I have had a busy week, […]

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Holiday, Cushion and Wool on sale

Good morning, Weather Report It looks a bit brighter now, we had a misty start to the day. Last week  Sorry we had no blog I was away in Italy. We stayed near San Gimignano, a town in Tuscany southwest of Florence.  It is a lovely hill town with narrow streets and lots of visitors. […]

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Christmas Tree Bunting

Hello, Weather Report – Very windy, cold but quite bright.   Today we thought that you might like to start your Christmas Crochet work by adding a tree pattern for you. There are only 102 days left…….. Christmas Tree Bunting  Materials Required Oddments of Double Knitting yarn and a ball of Twilleys Goldfingering. 4.00 hook […]

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Skipton, Sheep and barges

Hi Everyone Sorry for the late blog today.   Weather report Wet wet wet   Update on Mini Boy and Girl After seeing Anne’s versions of my dolls I have made some in red and green as well, I think they look good. New Printer Busy week this week printing and bagging patterns for the […]

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Wool, Dye and Hooks

Well hello its Tuesday again already,   Weather Report Horrid, dull and raining this morning, its early though so I hope that it might change.   Where do you keep your crochet hooks? I have most of my new ones in a large craft bag, some in a pencil case, the tunisian ones are in […]

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Rubbish weather and Penguins

Good Morning I hope everyone is ok this week and getting lots of crochet time.   Weather Report Miserable this morning again. We were going to take our Grandson out today but it does not look too good at the moment, although it is still early.   Designs I have had another very productive week, […]

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Flowers, bags and blanket

Hello Weather Report It is a fine start to the morning, we are supposed to have showers though later in the day. Free Pattern I thought today that I would share with you a new pattern that I designed when we bought the Caron Cake yarns for the shop, they are lovely balls of Aran […]

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