Christmas Crochet Wreath – quick and easy

Crochet Balls sewn in place on christmas wreathHello my lovelies, if you are regular follower of Lucy’s work over at Attic 24, you may of recently seen her beautiful autumn wreath.

With last years Christmas wreath now clad with flowers and framing the kitchen clock, my intention was to create a Lucy’s special to accompany the  snowflake crochet chandelier.

Alas, with time running out and a quilt yet to finish I have made a quick and easy Christmas crochet wreath alternative. Continue reading

The 3 R’s of Vintage – Rescue, Revive and Relove!

I’m currently celebrating the 3 R’s of Vintage – Rescue, Revive and Relove.

My first 3 R celebration is my finished Entrelac jumper (you may remember it from an October’s Entrelac Knitting post)!

Finished Entrelac Jumper Shirley Sidar

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Countdown to Christmas: Advent Calendar Review

I’m so excited – my first review! I have just received this fabulous Buttonbag Christmas Advent Calendar from John Lewis  – I can’t wait to show you what’s inside.Christmas Advent Calendar

Buttonbag’s make-your-own Christmas Advent Calendar kit is great for beginners as it contains everything you need and can easily be made in a few hours. You don’t need a sewing machine either – which is a pretty handy thing as I’m without electricity as my circuit breaker is being repaired!

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Remembrance Poppy – Free Crochet Pattern

Just incase you missed this last year!


Over the last few days I have been crocheting some Remembrance day poppies to help bring in some extra charity donations.

If you would like to make your own, please feel free to use this pattern and make a donation to your local Poppy appeal.

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