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Lifestyle, Patterns, Stories

ANATOMY OF A BLANKET…OR TWO

ANATOMY OF A BLANKET…OR TWO If you follow me on Facebook or Instagram, you might have seen snippets of the two new blankets I made. Do you know that each blanket tells a unique story?  A story about you, about what you like, about materials, journey to the shops, endless rummaging in your stash or afternoons on the laptop looking for a magic shade, they also tell about your love and caring because often they are made as a gift. So no pressure! I keep journals of my blankets,  some  sort of  ...

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It is that time of the year….

I am one of those people that love winter and all the trimmings that come with the season, dark nights, log fires, candles, hot chocolate, lots of carbs,cosy  scarfs, mittens, blankets, handmade socks, friends and family gathering for the festive season and most of all I like to have an excuse for making  small things to decorate the house with. Other things I like are Scandinavian decorations and imagery. One of my favourite artists is Lennart Helje,in particular  I love his whimsical  ...

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so where to start?

After my all singing and dancing introduction, I thought better I start with something easy … If you follow me on Facebook, you probably have seen my round cushions that I made a few months ago. A lovely lady called Pamela asked me the other day how I did my blue denim one and if I had the pattern for it. It is very simple to make, and it is 2 flat round circles, joined with some lovely little flowers and leafs as decorations. The pattern I followed for the circle can be found on  ...

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why another crochet blog?

why another crochet blog? this is a very good question! There are so many amazing blogs out there and what mine will add on? well, that has been swirling in my mind for a quite some time, but I think I got it now: I am gong to write a blog about crochet because… I LOVE CROCHET! I just not only love crochet, but I also love knitting, embroidery, painting, gardening, cooking, reading, I love anything that has to do with creativity. I want to share with you my process of thinking and how  ...

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