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Choosing my next project…

Hi everyone!  Before I start, I just wanted to say thank you to everyone who has taken a minute to stop by and check out my blog! I hope you’ve enjoyed reading it as much as I enjoy writing it!  So today I finished another square, this one was a bit of a pain, mainly because I didn’t read the pattern properly!! But I finally got there in the end!  And here it isVelvet & …

I really need to start reading patterns properly!

Hey all, how are you? So I thought I’d share with you all my adventures this afternoon… I started this square today, my daughters had chosen the colours and I thought it looked really interesting….  So all was going well, I was getting a little distracted as the house was so very quiet after all of my kids started back at school today, so I got this far before putting it down and folding some …

Tools of the trade, what I have in my crochet “toolbox”

Hi all! Hope you are all well and having a productive day! I’m a little sad today as it’s the last day of school holidays for our kids, back to school tomorrow for 3 of mine, the 4th goes back on Tuesday. I’ve gotten used to having them home these last 6 or so weeks! I think they’ve gotten used to being home too lol! But as they say, all good things must come to …

What next?

Hi Crafters! How is everyone doing? I’ve been trying to think of what I can make this next blog post about, I feet like I’ve pretty much covered everything I have wanted to say in the last few posts and I didn’t think I had anything left worth saying, let alone reading! I have a few ideas swirling around, I have a few goals this year, one was starting this blog, it’s something I had …

365 Granny Square a Day Project – The first 43 squares

Good Morning! It’s Monday morning here in my part of the world. It’s also the last week of summer school holidays for my kids. They are all back to school next week and I am so not looking forward to them going back πŸ™ I enjoy having them at home, even when they make me crazy!  So finishing off my last blog post I was going to tell you all about the 365 Granny Square …

Follow up to photo editing post

Good Morning! It’s almost 8am on a Friday morning here, the kids are up early, and hopefully ready to help me with some housework today! I can dream right lol! So yesterday hubby and I took the kids out for a fun afternoon…… to the dentist haha! It was time for our annual check up and clean! It was such a long afternoon, almost 4 hours! But there are 6 of us, so it was …

A look into how I take and apply quick edits to photo’s of my projects

Hi everyone! Welcome to my next blog post, I hope you’ve been enjoying reading my blog posts as much as I’ve enjoyed writing them! I hope they aren’t too boring, feel free to leave any feedback, good or bad! So as I left off in my last post, I thought I’d share with you all how I take my photos and edit them. As I’ve previously mentioned, I am an amateur photographer. I have always …

From DC to Triple Picot and everything in between and beyond.. How I learnt to Crochet fast

Good evening lovelies! I hope you’ve all had a wonderfully creative day! Here in Sydney we are sweltering in this unbearable heat! Temperatures in the mid 40’s and above! Tonight we had a little rain, not much, not enough to cool everything down either!  So before I get into it, I thought I’d share some progress on my latest project. I am making a Chunky Yarn Doily Rug, a pattern I found on www.setfreemygypsysoul.blogspot.com It’s something …

From learning stitches to yarn addiction!

Hi everyone! I hope you’ve all had a lovely day! We spent most of the day in our local pool, it’s so very hot here in Sydney at the moment! So if you read my last blog post I told you all a little bit more about how I started crocheting, and I left off with how I became a little addicted to yarn! Before I learnt to crochet, I had no idea that yarn …