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15 cute, colourful things I can teach you to crochet

April 28, 2016
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There are lots of crochet how-tos tucked away on this here blog. I thought I would gather a few into a post, in case you feel like getting out the hook and making something woolly! They’re pretty simple to work up too. You just need to know a few basic stitches and then follow along. I think simple is best – that it’s colour choice and positioning that really make a project sing.     If you’d like to learn…

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Look & Win! ‘Care Packages’ by Michelle Mackintosh

April 27, 2016
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Hardie Grant sent me a review copy of this lovely book… and Obus sent me the cute socks-up-top! Once upon a time I got very, very sick while I was away from home. It was a horrible experience and when I was finally back in my own bed, safe and sound, someone delivered me a little package of yummy and cute things to help me to get on the mend. It was so nice to get some special things, but…

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Make It! Five Finger Discount PomPom Scarf

April 13, 2016
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T H I S    P O S T    I S    S P O N S O R E D    B Y     S P O T L I G H T   Woolly news! On Friday morning, I’ll be teaching a Masterclass in the fine art of finger knitting! It’s a Spotlight and Frankie Magazine joint venture and we’re going to be making these chunky and SUPER EASY pompom scarves! It’s to celebrate National Craft Month and…

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Rad People: Madame Tricot on Instagram

March 16, 2016
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    Instagram is really such a great way to find creative people, isn’t it? I’m a little bit addicted to scrolling through the EXPLORE tab, looking for beautiful people and things, as well as sneaking over to have a look at my own LIKE-rs feeds. This week, for instance, I’ve been a bit obsessed with Bear Loves Dove’s move to the country (not far from the beach!) and (Perth Writers Festival pal) Katherine Dorrington’s blooming gorgeous snaps, as well…

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