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Valentines Flowers

The first month of the new year has just flown by, and we are quickly approaching Valentines day. This year for valentines day I have compiled top 12 favourite ever-lasting flower patterns to gift to your valentine. I have also added in some cacti patterns for those who love cacti.

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Chunky Blanket Ideas

Recently with wedding announcements and engagements within my family circle I have been experimenting with Chunky balnkets. A while back ALDI had a sepcial buy on some super chunky 3 Ply yarn and I stocked up on quite a few balls. This was really usedul for organising these gifts. Two of these have no spevific pattern and are just plain crochet stitches, while the chunky chevron blanket has a pattern that I have written up.

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Chunky Chevron Blanket

As one of the many wedding gifts I have been making recently, I chose to make a super chunky chevron queen bed sized blanket. This blanket works up quite quickly and in incredibly warm! The look I was going for here was geometrical, yet random at the same time. Due to this the stripes of blue are all variable thickness and spacing. The pattern is written out below in both US and UK terminology.

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Dinosaur Jacket

My little niece is absolutely obsessed with dinosaurs. With the theme of dinosaurs, I set out to find any clothing patterns for a 2-3 year old that were adaptable for tailoring. This was when I came across this beautiful pattern by heart hook home. I loved the two tone pattern and I loved the simplicity. In this post I detail the process of adapting this pattern to create a Dinosaur themed Jacket.