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Halloween Dress Part 1: Raiders of the lost charity shop

So my dear first born likes to set me challenges. She doesn't see them as challenges she just sees them as simple requests to her mum. Her latest challenge started something like this. Girl Child: Mummy you know how you says it's better to make something than to buy it? Me: Yes...... Girl Child: Great… Continue reading Halloween Dress Part 1: Raiders of the lost charity shop

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knitting · Life · Throw Back Thursday

Throw Back Thursday – Timeless

So I finally remembered it was Thursday (I do know the days of the week but having to juggle cronic pain and kids means I sometimes don't know what day it is till Sunday comes around and it's another week. I've been looking at this book again. Last time I had a bit of tounge… Continue reading Throw Back Thursday – Timeless

Crafting · Crochet · Felting · knitting · WIP Wednesday

WIP Wednesday – Wool three ways

So Wednesday and I have three WIP's and a finished. And somehow they are all different ways to work wool. I used to think wool was a horrible boring thing. I used to look at knitted things and shudder. Then along came girl child and her grand mothers both knitted her things and I fell… Continue reading WIP Wednesday – Wool three ways

Crafting · Felting · knitting · WIP Wednesday

WIP Wednesday – it’s not what it currently looks like.

Well I haven't done one of these for a while. Kind of missed weekly updates but for a while weeks just bled into one another. So this week I is mostly knitting and felting (apologies for obscure British comedy references). So after my happy trip to a LYS and my mojo coming back I actually… Continue reading WIP Wednesday – it’s not what it currently looks like.