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Bright Beautiful Bunting – Free Crochet Pattern

This Christmas I decided to make my Swiss nephews some bunting to decorate their rooms. They are pretty young, and already get loooots of toys and clothes for presents, so I thought bunting would be the perfect gift. It's not clothing that they'll grow out of immediately, and it won't be lost in a pile… Continue reading Bright Beautiful Bunting – Free Crochet Pattern

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Just in time for Christmas: Paw Patrol Pups! #3: Marshall

I've been busy making Christmas gifts for loved-ones. And there is nothing better than being able to surprise kids with their favourite cartoon characters that YOU made. The neighbourhood kids just love Paw Patrol, so I decided to make a few pups to surprise them for Christmas. But luckily, I didn't have to start the… Continue reading Just in time for Christmas: Paw Patrol Pups! #3: Marshall

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Just in time for Christmas: Paw Patrol Pups! #2: Chase

I've been busy making Christmas gifts for loved-ones. And there is nothing better than being able to surprise kids with their favourite cartoon characters that YOU made. The neighbourhood kids just love Paw Patrol, so I decided to make a few pups to surprise them for Christmas. But luckily, I didn't have to start the… Continue reading Just in time for Christmas: Paw Patrol Pups! #2: Chase

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Just in time for Christmas: Paw Patrol Pups! #1: Skye

I've been busy making Christmas gifts for loved-ones. And there is nothing better than being able to surprise kids with their favourite cartoon characters that YOU made. The neighbourhood kids just love Paw Patrol, so I decided to make a few pups to surprise them for Christmas. But luckily, I didn't have to start the… Continue reading Just in time for Christmas: Paw Patrol Pups! #1: Skye

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Spring Fields Baby Blanket – Free Crochet Pattern

This has been a long time coming! But I'm finally ready to release the Spring Fields Baby Blanket pattern. Just in time for... err... Autumn. BUT, I'm originally from New Zealand and that's in the southern hemisphere, so really it's perfect timing Either way, this blanket isn't just for Spring. Caron Cakes is quite a… Continue reading Spring Fields Baby Blanket – Free Crochet Pattern

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Flamingo Swim Ring by @ella_makes – Free Crochet Pattern

I have something special for you all today! One of my wonderful Instagram friends @ella_makes wrote a lovely and quick pattern for a Flamingo Swim Ring as a little instructional on Instagram. But because it was in German, I asked Ella if I could translate it into US English crochet terms so other people could… Continue reading Flamingo Swim Ring by @ella_makes – Free Crochet Pattern

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Sunflower Baby Blanket – Free Crochet Pattern

Drum roll please! The Sunflower Baby Blanket is, at long last, here! It's meant a lot of work writing, and then rewriting the pattern, and then for my lovely testers to give it a whirl and let me know what they think. They have improved the pattern immeasurably, so Zahra, Tamika and Maggie: thank you!… Continue reading Sunflower Baby Blanket – Free Crochet Pattern

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Thistle Cowl – Free Crochet Pattern

This is actually the cowl that resulted from my first attempt at creating the Thistle Wrap. I initially made the wrap a little too long to achieve the neck line I wanted, so I decided to create a cowl out of it instead. This pattern is for a basic cowl crocheted in linen stitch (one… Continue reading Thistle Cowl – Free Crochet Pattern

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Thistle Wrap – Free Crochet Pattern

This post may be a little out of season as we're currently in summer and this is an autumn/winter wrap. But for those of you who want to get a jump-start on the seasons, this is perfect timing 🙂 I've called this the Thistle Wrap because the colours take me back to my visit in… Continue reading Thistle Wrap – Free Crochet Pattern

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You CAN felt not-100%-animal fibres

Right, I had to write this post because this is one of those things I've been wondering about for a while. Can you felt non-animal fibres? It was one of those things that my head told me must be possible... but Google told me it wasn't. Well, I thought it was about time this conventional… Continue reading You CAN felt not-100%-animal fibres