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Dear June: A cold Dragon!

Dear June,

Hello! I hope this mail finds you in good health. I was super glad to hear that everything is going well with you.

This week I have been busy getting some admin work done (yawn!) but also working on a companion for this little guy….Crochet Dragon

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How Addicted To Crochet Are You? | Top Crochet Pattern Blog

Hello and Happy Monday to you πŸ™‚ Today it’s time for a fun little quiz thanks to www.topcrochetpatterns.com πŸ™‚

Do you dream of yarn? Are you happy when someone calls you a hooker? Well then maybe you should take this test to find out just how crochet obsessed you are πŸ™‚

Knowledge is power my friends πŸ™‚

Source: How Addicted To Crochet Are You? | Top Crochet Pattern Blog

P.S My result? I’m on my way πŸ™‚ Must. Try. Harder πŸ™‚

Happy New Year!

New Year

Happy New Year! How’s it going for you so far?

So any plans? Goals? Resolutions? Ambitions? History has seen me makingΒ  lists of resolutions, only to either a) forget them or b) feel really bad about none of them working or c) all of the above 😦 But not this yearΒ  πŸ™‚ This year I have decided to try something a little different and instead just make 5 goals. Within those 5 I have tried to include things that are reasonably achievable and some that are maybe a little more adventurous πŸ™‚ Goals and I haveΒ  never been the best of friends in the past, but I figure the New Year is a great time to make new friends, right?

So let’s do this 2016, let’s be friends πŸ™‚

So whether you make pages of resolutions or just decide to continue being awesome, I wish you all the very best for the coming year πŸ™‚ Have at it πŸ™‚

Happy crocheting! See you next time!

Heather

Snow is on the way!

Christmas Crochet on Pinterest!

Hello! Happy Monday to one and all πŸ™‚ Have you started your Christmas Crochet yet? … Me neither 😦 So today I bring you inspiration via my little Pinterest board to get your creative Christmas crochet (you gotta love alliteration!) juices positively flowing πŸ™‚

Feel free to share your creative Christmas crochet (love saying that!) inspirations, I’d love to see them πŸ™‚

Happy crocheting! See you next time!

Heather

What Not To Say When Opening Handmade Gifts | Top Crochet Pattern Blog

Hello and Happy Monday to you πŸ™‚ Christmas is fast approaching, so today I have brought you courtesy of www.topcrochetpatterns.com a survival guide if you will, for receiving handmade gifts this festive season πŸ™‚

The big day has arrived, everyone’s settled round the Christmas tree and you’ve just handed cousin Marie a beautiful package containing a precious handmade blanket that you’ve spent months planning and preparing. She opens it slowly and pulls it out of the wrapping. Now, the moment that every crafter dreads…what will her reaction be? Below you’ll find the top 5 things that you should NEVER say after opening a handmade gift. Ever experienced any of these awful misdemeanours? You have our deepest sympathy, and we whole-heartedly recommend you restrict your giving of beautiful handmade items to people you know will truly appreciate it!

Source: What Not To Say When Opening Handmade Gifts | Top Crochet Pattern Blog

Monday Monday…

Plans….so good to me πŸ™‚ Hello and a very happy Monday to you! So, it’s been pretty quiet around here lately. In fact I think I just saw a tumbleweed roll past. But hey,Β  it’s time to roll back the covers, blow off the dust, etc. etc.

*Side note* It’s cold today, not cold cold, but still, cold, brrrrr. Continue reading

Linked Treble Crochet Tutorial

Hello! And Happy Monday to you πŸ™‚ So, do you like treble crochet? Do you like how quickly it works up and the structure it gives to a piece? Me too πŸ™‚ But you know what I don’t like about treble crochet? (double crochet if you’re in the U.S) The gaps! Oh gosh the gaps! It really takes away from a piece sometimes and makes it look so unprofessional.

But never fear for today I have the answer to our problems πŸ™‚ The answer comes via Deja Detmir from the wonderful Crochet Ever After. Deja has such a brilliant range of tutorials, but I was especially excited to find this one, because, well, as discussed previously…. the gaps! Oh gosh the gaps πŸ™‚

So take a look and prepare to banish those treble crochet gaps forever! Thank you Deja πŸ™‚

It’s here!

Two posts in one day….Heather have you gone mad?! No. No I haven’t dear reader, but I am however with news, news that I just really wanted to share with as many people as possible πŸ™‚

I’m on Etsy πŸ™‚ At the moment pattern downloads are only available, however with time I will be adding finished crochet pieces, and of course lot’s more magical Moon of Arann creatures for you to make!!! Huzzhah! It’s time to feel good! Happy weekend!

 

It’s Friday!

Free crochet pumpkin pattern

Why so grumpy? It’s Friday! So turn that frown upside down mister pumpkin πŸ™‚ And remember if you are looking for a handy seasonal little crochet project to keep you occupied this weekend then why not download the Halloween Jack-O-Lantern pattern for yourself here? It’s free, yet another reason to smile πŸ™‚

Happy crocheting! See you next time!

Heather

 

On the Hook!

How do and a very happy Thursday to you! (hey that rhymes!) Due to some technical difficulties over the past week, full internet access has evaded me 😦 but never fear, for I have not spent my time foolishly…well not all of it anyway! I made some gloves πŸ™‚ Yay to the eh πŸ™‚

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Tude! Gratitude that is!

Gratitude

Hi there, hey there, ho there! Happy Monday to one and all πŸ™‚ The last Monday of September 2015, just imagine this day will never ever come again, kinda humbling right? Also kinda scary 😦 But if you are not having the best of days, then this thought might inspire gratitude rather than fear. Neat how things can be flipped around all because of a little shift in perspective,Β huh?! Continue reading

Free Halloween Crochet Pumpkins for all!

Free crochet halloween pumpkin

Boo! Did I scare you?! πŸ™‚ Happy Friday πŸ™‚ The witching hour is fast approaching, so today I have (as promised, yay!) something on the hook to help you get into the crafty mood for Halloween and help spook up your home. (well maybe just a little) Pumpkins! Halloween Pumpkins! Halloween jack-o’-lantern pumpkins! And the best part? It’s a free pattern, so you can download it and start making as many pumpkins as your heart desires a.s.a.p. πŸ™‚ Awesome, no?! Continue reading