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Crochet Glove GIVEAWAY

I am running a giveaway on my Facebook page.  For a chance to win these scrummy crochet fingerless gloves, which I have designed and handmade, please pop over to my page (ends 8pm on Wednesday 20th April 2016). If you … Continue reading

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My First Hand-Spun Yarn

Having spun a small quantity of single green yarn, and another in purple, I then spun the two together to create a 2ply yarn.  This is my first attempt and it’s not very even, but I’m so chuffed with it. … Continue reading

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Spinning with a Drop Spindle

A few years ago my husband bought me a drop spindle kit from George Weil.  I am not known for my patience and I got frustrated with it fairly quickly and it went back in the box and was left.  However, … Continue reading

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Granny Squares – getting back to basics

I taught my self to crochet, as a child, using 1970’s craft books such as Golden Hands and Good Housekeeping.  My only problem was that my natural tension is very tight.  Eventually I decided to put that tight tension to … Continue reading

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