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musings on mail and vexing calculations

Online ordering is quick and the results are occasionally fantastic. I was delighted that YoungB’s combined Christmas and birthday present, a pair of mid-length Ugg boots, arrived safely in a remarkably short time frame (particularly given that he’s in Italy; and, yes, I did send him some fingerless mitts for his actual birthday). 680 more words


The Crocodile Stitch reminds me of a fruit.

This week, I learnt how to do the Crocodile Stitch and found that it reminded me of the texture of pineapples a little.

I had some leftover yellow yarn from making a baby costume last year so I tried making a pineapple pouch out of it. 59 more words


Current Project

Working on a dog sweater. Not sure how this will turn out…


Crochet Mood Blanket

I have been thinking further on this since I first mentioned it, I am definitely going to do this, I have decided to use Chunky yarn to make it go quicker, as then I am less likely to skip a day. 353 more words


Beginner Crochet Course Flier

This is the flier I designed for the entry level crochet class I’ll be teaching in May! It’s also a good example of my typesetting, photography and general graphic design skills. 52 more words


Amish Puzzle Ball and Crochet Boots Swap

I was reading through posts one day and came across some lovely crochet slippers made by Simply Hooked with an offer I could not resist. A swap request, offering a pair crochet slippers in exchange for an Amish Puzzle Ball, “well” I thought to myself “I have made these puzzle balls before and I would love those gorgeous slippers”. 242 more words

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