Simple colours, simple shape and a simple, elegant result. "". Newborn pixie hats and mittens made from one of Australia's softest 100% cotton yarn are now available from Special Offers - by Barbara Summers Hand Knit and Crochet.

so sitting back and crocheting is not encumbered with sweaty hands or dripping brow... and if it is warm on the odd day then rest assured I am out in the sunshine enjoying it and getting as much Vit D out of the day as I can... Scotney Castle and Sissinghurst Gardens - July 2011 heaven...

The best yarn ever! It is and has been my favourite all time yarn! Why? because it is just so soft, and I use it for baby hats, mittens and bootees, and have even made baby welcoming blankets with it. So soft to touch and very comfortable to wear for baby. You can crochet and knit with it...

Crochet Showtime Now to present my new creation... drum roll please... I am very pleased with myself and my new design... "simply perfect" and "simply beautiful" Mobius Neckwarmer "HONEYCOMBE" Crochet Mobius "Honeycombe" with Flower Brooch This crochet mobius is made using Mirjam...

After a long grey winter the sun is here - and also the need for protection from harmful UV rays! Funny really, we long for the sun and then when it is here we need protection! And the best solution is wear a hat - and make it cotton! Of course, we also have sun protection lotions,...

and then end of May the arrival of my daughter from Australia... woo hoo... I am getting so excited... to the point of distraction... it's a real effort to focus on new crochet designs right now... so many other things to get ready and to do... New Crochet Hat Pattern Coming...

With despair and disbelief, I reluctantly accepted the inevitable - a trip to the local "fix it" place. A mere two hours later and the bad news hailed... the motherboard... "she is kaput"... and considering the age of the laptop (44 months) plus the cost of labour ... better to replace it...

and took the opportunity to update, reshuffle and also delete pages... DOH! I do apologise for any confusion... as I progress with grasping the upgraded software and all it's new stuff available to me... hopefully somewhere along the way I will manage at odd times to try and remedy some...

and the latest was a surprise! Having come back recently from my whirlwind trip of UK, I am now slowly plunging back into my crochet and re-visiting my patterns and updating the layout and just perusing what needs tidying up etc. To my surprise I found a "MISTAKE" with one of my patterns -...

Crochet Doily and Coasters "SEASIDE" Crochet Doily and Coasters "Seaside" I made these coasters and doily with Patons 100% Cotton DK and 4.5mm hook. I just love the colour range Patons has available in this DK cotton yarn, and their 4ply cotton yarn has another set of amazing colours as...

 

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