Crochet weekend project: baby pinafore {alternatively titled “How Not to Read a Pattern”}

In a second fail for this week, I attempted to crochet a dress without actually paying attention to what I was doing. I had Pinned a lovely little pinafore about a year ago and when looking for a quick project, I remembered this one. I thought it would be a nice, easy, brainless crochet-on-the-couch-in-the-evening type thing to take a break…

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Crochet: ripple blanket

Now we’ve chatted about crochet here on this blog before. And it’s still my life’s purpose to explain to those who think they might like to try it, that its EASY. I promise. Once you get the hang of it, it’s very repetitive and really rather soothing. I should be doing it right this minute as about 45 babies are…

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Free pattern – chunky crochet scarf

Are you one of those people who are all “oh crochet looks hard”? I keep forgetting that you’re out there! To me, crochet is a breeze. Once you know one stitch, you can pick anything else up super-fast… and can make the most complicated-looking things with ease! Honestly. Would I lie to you? If it wasn’t easy,  I totally wouldn’t…

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Cute crochet clutch purse

This is a bit fun, no? Well the crocheting a clutch purse thing at any rate – I realise the colours aren’t for everyone! Anyhow, let me back up. It was my friend’s birthday. She is an eclectic mix of vintage boho quirky colour and I spotted this adorable clutch purse in the May/June issue of Crochet Today! magazine. With…

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