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Lifestyle, Stories

My yarn room makeover

Hi, Everyone! If you follow me on Facebook, you might know I spent the past two days trying to re-organize my studio.  It wasn’t meant to be a big job; just assembling two small bookcases and shifting some of the books to create more space for my yarn.. because I am, as probably many of you are,  a”yarn collector”! Some will say a “yarn hoarder,” but I don’t like the negative connotation which comes with the term hoarder. I simply just LOVE yarn!  I love  ...

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Patterns, Stories, Travel

More about the Emily…

I thought I’d write an update on the blanket I’m currently making. I must say it has not been plain sailing, maybe it is because the task to transform an idea into reality, especially if it is something that you are passionate about, is never easy. If you have read my previous post, you might recall the 14 colors I had selected.  I had to make some adjustments as the tomato was too bright and highjacked the colors combination. In the picture you can see why, it is  out of focus  ...

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Lifestyle, Stories, Travel

The blogstars weekend…

Overdue post… As usual, I am always the last one writing, all the other bloggers have uploaded their take on the weekend, and Kathryn  (http://www.crafternoontreats.com)  has also uploaded a podcast which is very good and informative and I would highly recommend it. http://www.youtube.com/crafternoontreatscrochet Here are the links to the other Blogstars if you want to listen or read more:   http://emmavarnam.co.uk/stylecraft-blogstars-a-little-bit-star-struck/  ...

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Lifestyle, Patterns, Stories, Travel

‘Emily’ my February blanket: a humble homage to the Brontë sisters.

As you probably knew already,  last weekend, I went to my first STYLECRAFT’S BLOGSTARS  meeting. It will take all week for the experience to sink in and  I am still in the process to write a blog entry about what I saw , who I met and millions of ideas and exciting new projects, but today I am going to give you an update on my plans for the February blanket. Stylecraft’s HQ is in Yorkshire in the north east of England, a wonderful rugged landscape well worth a visit if you got  ...

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