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  • How to: Crochet a Harlequin Blanket

    Hello! I have been making this lovely blanket and putting together a pur-retty exhaustive tutorial to show YOU how to make one too. It’s taken a VERY LONG time, but I think…

  • Make THIS: Finger knit a Snug Life rug

    :: This project is sponsored by Spotlight ::    Hello! You know, the moment after your feet leave your slippers, but pre-under-blanket snuggle is an important one. Hence, I’ve hatched this easy-to-make…

  • Winter hats for pompom lovers…

    You know, the bigger the pompom, the closer to God*? Right?! I am sure Dolly Parton WOULD have said that, had she discovered a crochet hook before she stumbled upon hairspray……

  • Tock! Tick! Bon Chic!

    Hello Peaches. Guess what? My friends Michelle and Steve came back from Tokyo with a few little treats for me. So lucky, right?  The treats reminded me of the times, back in…

  • MOOD? Blanket-y.

      Brr. Last night I went out for dinner and when I was walking to the tram, on my way home the night air was so, so cold. Each time I…

  • Get fluffy: Sometimes pompoms are just next-level

      Holy smoke. As much as I love my pompoms-of-Fraggleness-and-heart-shaped-inclusive-ness, there is NO denying that THESE pompoms are actually the world’s best. They are the total greatest. Snaffle yourself a copy of this amazing…

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    Make It! Five Finger Discount PomPom Scarf

    (This post is sponsored by Spotlight) 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…

  • Rad People: Madame Tricot on Instagram

        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…

  • Look At Our Wishing Garden!

      I’ve been very busy running The Wishing Flowers workshop at Melbourne’s NGV (National Gallery of Victoria), but I thought I would pop in and show you what we’ve been doing.…

  • Come To The Perth Writers Festival!

      Guess what? I’ve been invited to the Perth Writers Festival! You may or may not know that I lived in WA for five years as a teenager, so I am…

  • Softies For Mirabel – Let’s Do It!

    Softies For Mirabel is well and truly underway and now that the festive season has quietly slipped by maybe you want to join in and help us help The Mirabel Foundation?! You…

  • The Wishing Flowers at NGV International

      Hello! Hi! Guess what?! A cool thing has happened! NGV International have invited me to run a workshop in the Great Hall in January, as part of the super-fun NGV Summer…

  • Cute Stuff I’m Finding + Doing

    Here are a few things I wanted to show off! Because… I am an actual, certified show-off. 1. Little dish and rad bottle opener (recent op shop finds!) 2. Cross stitch from…