March in crochet

March has been a good month on the whole……I’ve been feeling myself getting more and more optimistic with each passing day. And I’m sure that this is due in no small part to the glorious weather that we’ve had for much of the month, particularly the last week or so. March started off with a nice blue line (down at the bottom there) but sadly ended with clouds. And can…

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Tutorial – How to make a fitted oilcloth table cover

It’s the small things that can make so much difference to your day I find – either making it the best day ever or be the thing that leaves you counting to ten and taking deep breaths. One of the things that has had me pulling my hair out recently is Littlest Boy’s habit of pulling the tablecloth any which way he can when he climbs up at the table,…

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February in Crochet

One of the fun projects I just have to share with you from this month are the Yarn Dolls (or woolly dolls) that I made with Little Girl and her friend during a sleepover. It kept them amused for ages and I loved how they spent ages deciding on all the tiny details like little cap sleeves for the t-shirts and enjoyed all the snippety-snips of the wool. Once the…

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January in crochet

So today means I’m thirty-one days into my 2012 sky blanket and I’ve managed to catch up on weaving in some of the ends! I’ve decided that I really shouldn’t leave it ’til the end like I normally do……can you imagine how many ends that would be?! The year started off in Wales as we’d been visiting some friends and it was pretty gloomy when I took this picture in Monmouth.…

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New Year, New Blog!

Ummm. How many of us new blog newbies are there do you think?! Hi there. I’m Sonia and I hope to write here about life, sewing, knitting, crochet and the general madness of trying to get through each day with three young children!!! I’ve got lots of crafty plans for 2012: have a play with the Polymer Clay kit I got for Christmas and make buttons/beads, have a go at…

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