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Easy Knit Stripy Baby Blanket – a pattern

Just in time for Christmas and in this case, just in time for the birth of a baby, I’ve finished the baby blanket. It was a special request – yarn colours specially picked and truth be told, it’s not your … Continue reading

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The Spiral Cot Blanket – a Pattern

I really have no idea why it took two attempts to get this pattern right. Perhaps I should rephrase – I really have no idea why I can’t count, knit and chat at the same time! I’ve had in mind … Continue reading

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Confessions of a modern-day Maiden Aunt

Without a plan or a thought, I have become a modern day Maiden Aunt. You know the one in literature who arrives unannounced with hand-made gifts for the Baby. I’m not sure I was quite ready for the role, but … Continue reading

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A Small Baby Project for the Weekend – Free Pattern

Whilst I’m on holiday, I thought I’d repost some of my earlier patterns – in case you missed it…. Although I have children of my own, I have never made a baby bootie. Having finished the earlier Baby Wrap-Cardigan (see … Continue reading

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Baby Wrap-Cardigan Pattern

I didn’t want to stop blogging whilst on holiday and there is a good chance you missed this pattern first time round…. So it has taken me longer than I thought but here it is – the orange, lilac and … Continue reading

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May your Stripes be Bold and Bright

I’m obviously not a yarn purist as I adore self-striping yarn. The line is very clear on this – you either love it or hate it. It’s like the┬áMarmite question. Or the Cats v. Dogs question. For me it was … Continue reading

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