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1 twit, 1 purl
Dublin, Ireland
Interests: knitting, dressmaking, cooking, cardmaking, sewing, baking, crochet, crafting, cutestuff
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One of the things that's so fantastic about crafting is that there's always something new to be learned. No matter how accomplished a knitter or crocheter you are you can always develop your craft that little bit more. The best way to learn a new craft skill isn't from a book or a video, the best way is to sit down with someone and have them teach you. Once you have been taught something well, you know it for life. I love that crafting brings you closer to people as you have that common interest (well obsession in our case..... Continue reading
Posted Jan 13, 2010 at 1 twit, 1 purl's blog
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Hi everyone! Below are some bows I made as a gift for my lovely mum. She has amazing thick long brown hair and I have tried to use colour combinations that would suit it. The bows are attached to hair slides and made using ribbon from Rubanesque and Hickey's. If you haven't already died and gone to heaven as a result of the absolutely stunning stock at Rubanesque (Powerscourt Centre, Dublin) you need to get yourself into that shop... quickly! I'd go as far as to say it is the most inspiring shop I have every been in. EVER. My... Continue reading
Posted Jan 12, 2010 at 1 twit, 1 purl's blog
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Jan 11, 2010
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I would like to introduce to you... The Snuzzle Cat. This little fellow is a cat that loves to be snuggled and nuzzled. A very easy pattern to knit, and using big wool and big needles it goes up very fast. The wool I used for it came from a thrift store in California. I got around 17 skeins of the same wool for about $8.00. It must be said, there is nothing on earth quite like an American thrift store! I found this pattern on a website called http://www.cabbagepatchtreasures.co.uk. This is an awesome website, a really great find! It... Continue reading
Posted Jan 11, 2010 at 1 twit, 1 purl's blog
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Little bit of crochet today. Just started these cute little flowers. The plan is to make a load of them and stitch them together using some antique lace as a little border to make a lacy scarf.... more photos soon. Nat. Continue reading
Posted Jan 9, 2010 at 1 twit, 1 purl's blog
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via frostlakesummers.typepad.com Check this out... http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f1gfZwejPv8. If I Knew You Were Comin' I'd've Baked a Cake sung by the great Eileen Barton. Very appropriate musical setting to get your baking groove on to we feel. Sexy stuff indeed. ;-) Some lovely multicultural cupcakes above! Dotty cases from London, Icing stars from California, ingredients from Dunnes stores Dublin, Ireland. "Always better value". Yummm. Nat. Continue reading
Posted Jan 8, 2010 at 1 twit, 1 purl's blog
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Posted Jan 8, 2010 at 1 twit, 1 purl's blog
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Jan 8, 2010