Spring Blossom Wrap | Pattern Release!


I designed the Spring Blossom wrap last year for the April 2016 edition of I Like Crochet magazine. And now I get to offer it for sale all on it’s own!

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I used Drops Safran to make this shawl which is a lovely soft light Egyptian combed cotton which has a subtle sheen. It’s available in a gorgeous range of colours though if you were looking for alternatives you could try Catania by Schachenmayr, Grace by Patons or Miami by Red Heart.

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Sign up for my newsletter (coming out later today) for an exclusive special offer on this pattern! Or click on the following link to purchase the pattern and add to your 💗 Favourites on Ravelry

Until next time; keep calm and crochet on my friends xx

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Pattern Release & Giveaway | The Breton Bag


Stripes are all the rage this season! Whether its horizontal or vertical you will undoubtedly start to see stripes feature in a range of accessories. Now you can line up with this years stripe trend with my new Breton Bag

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Big enough to stow all your essentials in you can now complement your own look using your own colour palette. The Breton Bag cross-body design also allows you to go hands free making it a practical style essential.

Inspired by a holiday I had in Brittany (France) and a homage to the the crisp Breton stripes which I think effortlessly express a classic Parisian style; clean and stylish in its graphic simplicity.  

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Make your bag with in the traditional white and blue sailor-like stripes for a touch of *Riviera Chic* or go wild with different colour variations; either way will result in an aesthetically appealing bag.

Included with the pattern is written guidance on how to add a lining and a magnetic bag clasp to your bag and two options for attaching the bag handle.

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Exclusive Giveaway 🎉

The Breton Bag is now available and on sale on Ravelry (until 10 May 2017) but for your chance to win a copy keep reading! 

Simply head on over to Ravelry and add the pattern to your favourites or show it some love by commenting below this post with your Ravelry username / or email address. 

Bonus Entry: Re-pin any of the pictures on this post and copy & paste the URL of your re-pin in the comments below. 

Winners will be randomly chosen on 10 May 2017 evening around 7pm GMT

Until next time; keep calm and crochet on my friends xx

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I Like Crochet Magazine | Flash Sale!!!


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April showers bring May flowers. But, do you know what else it brings? Flash Sales! Woo hoo! I Like Crochet Magazine are not far off releasing their next issue, but before they do they are having a flash sale starting from today (17 April) and ending on 23 April.

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If you like crochet…you’ll love I Like Crochet so subscribe today and save! 

Pick up your membership from the affiliate link below:

I Like Crochet 1 year membership for as little as $19.97 / £15.87 

Until next time folks! Happy hooking and keep calm and crochet on my friends xx

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Toy Hammock | Pattern Special Offer


If your house is anything like mine after Christmas well it was a bit of a jumble…the culprits – a vast influx of more toys! Now with stuffies for two girls  pretty much taking over our house I decided it was high time to remake one of my old designs, a toy hammock. 

The one that I originally made for Little G was still fine (and that’s after 3 years and several washes!) so I moved that into the nursery ready for the emerging soft toy collection of Little Miss…

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and then I made a supersized hammock for Little G – because SO many toys!

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Are toys taking over your little one’s room? Then a sturdy toy hammock is just what you need to keep all those teddies off the floor or the bed. This pattern really is ideal for the bedroom or nursery to display and keep collections of soft toys tidy. You could also use the hammock for organising lots of other things around the house such as gloves & scarves or sports equipment.

And now the special offer! To help in your tidying endeavours from now until 31 January 2017 you can get my toy hammock pattern for just £1 / $1.21 over in my Ravelry store. No coupon code needed – just add the basket to your cart and you should see the discount appear. After the sale the pattern will go back up to full price so get your copy now and don’t forget to share this deal with your friends!

Until next time, happy hooking and keep calm and crochet on my friends xx

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January SALES!!🎉


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The start of the new year traditionally brings with it all the January sales so of course I need to let you know about mine! Why not bag yourself some amazing bargains with my special offer in my Ravelry store which will hopefully start off YOUR 2017 in a good way…

Hopefully there is something for everyone’s taste; whether you like hooking amigurumi, blankets, pillows, hats, scarves, shawls, afghan squares or bags – I’ve got over 50 patterns you can choose from…

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So what’s the special offer I hear you cry? Well I’m offering 40% discount from NOW until Wednesday 4 January 2017 only on Ravelry, no coupon code is required, so quick grab yourself a bargain!

Happy Hooking & until next time; keep calm and crochet on my friends xx

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Birthday Sale Celebrations 🎂


Today, September 5th, is my birthday 🎂 and I wanted to celebrate with all you lovely people soooo I’m having a sale all this week to celebrate! Buy 5 of my patterns (or more) on Ravelry and get a 50% discount – no coupon required. 

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I’ll also be selecting some people that comment on this post OR on the post over on my Facebook page to win a free pattern (of your choice)! Please include your pattern choice and either your email address or Ravelry id to your comment to be in with a chance to win.

5 winners will be selected at random at some point during the sale week.  Winners will receive their pattern choice via their preferred method (email or Ravelry) on 13th September.

Sale ends Monday Sept 12th at midnight, GMT

Happy Hooking my friends x

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My little secret…


So some of you may have noticed that I have been fairly quiet here on the blog and in crochet land apart from anything to do with the CAL…. well the reason is I’ve been busy growing a little human which pretty much took up all my energy! 

My beautiful new daughter joined our family on Tuesday and we are over the moon – though a little sleep deprived! To celebrate I’m having a one-day sale in my Ravelry shop. Use the coupon ITSAGIRL only for a special discount on your total pattern order (offer ends midnight May 21, 2016 GMT).

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Happy Hooking!

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