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The nephew models the latest crochet project


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Hello neglected friends. I’m rather swamped with what the tides of life are washing my way at the moment, to the point that I even forgot to properly photograph my last crochet project, but I can at least show you that from the one lousy phone picture I took to send my Mum, because she

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The old steriliser unveiling


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I told myself to take this blog back to the good ole days, when I actually wrote a post about something, and that maybe if I didn’t scratch the itch with little posts, I might write something bigger and better. Thus there has been nothing. But for today, here is the finished product of that

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The crochet ball unveiling


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I haven’t shown you all the ball I made for the expectant nephew, so here it is. I even put two little bells in it so he can annoy the rest of his family jingle about the house with it. Here it is pictured with a teddy that my sister, who is having this baby

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A few of my favourite things


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As promised, some pictures of my old volumes of George MacDonald’s poetry. I’d love to get my hands on his “Works of Fancy and Imagination” in ten volumes, mentioned here. Lunch in the Elephant Boy cafe in Bowral, decorated with old books. I tried to take these photos surreptitiously, so my object of focus is

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Bunting for Annie


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I thought I could at least fill up some space with pictures. So here is something else that I made for my niece’s sixth birthday. The story behind this is that once upon a time I bought the Frankie Magazine Spaces book (no longer available) because it had a crochet bedspread on the front cover

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