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Harmony of Leaves Crochet Scarf pattern

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Looking back at 2018, one of the highlights was designing the Harmony of Leaves crochet scarf pattern and receiving lots of positive feedback from everyone at it’s launch at Yarnporium. The pattern was designed originally in Fair Cotton as a shawl to wear to my brother-in-law’s wedding, but I realised[…]

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Keep Hitchin* a happy place and shop local

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Shop Local, Shop Hitchin* I feel very lucky to live in Hitchin, a lovely little market town in Hertfordshire, which has recently been ranked as the ninth happiest place to live in the UK, according to a Rightmove survey.  Hitchin has a reputation for having a wide variety of small[…]

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Learn to Crochet at The Haberdashery in Hitchin

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I am running many different Crochet Workshops in Hitchin, Hertfordshire. These are suitable for all levels from complete beginners to experienced crocheters who would like to further their skills. Choose from one or more of the classes listed below: Beginner Crochet Granny Squares – Thursday 17th January 10 am – 12.30[…]

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Woolly Christmas Gift Ideas

Woolly Christmas Gift Ideas It popped up on Facebook the other day that there are only 40 knitting days to Christmas!  Eeek!  Now, I am not a speedy knitter, but I love giving handmade presents as opposed to shop bought ones.  So, if you are like me and as time[…]

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Memories of Yarndale 2018

Sheep-Yarndale

It has been over a week now since Woolly Chic exhibited at Yarndale 2018 in Skipton, Yorkshire, the boxes are finally unpacked and the website updated.  I thought I would write this blog post to reflect on how wonderful Yarndale was.  It was so great to meet such lovely talented[…]

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Looking forward to a Joyous July!

I am not sure how it happened, but June flew by and it is now July!  This can only mean two things – Fibre East is less than 4 weeks away and Hitchin Festival takes place throughout the month! I am really looking forward to Fibre East this year.   It is[…]

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London Fashion Week and Positive Fashion

Last week I gained a small insight into the world of high fashion at London Fashion Week (LFW), one of the world’s biggest fashion events.  I am so proud to have been invited to work with Sam D’Cruze on her Darkest Star 2018 Autumn Winter collection that she launched at[…]

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Crochet for Comfort

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I have found the woolly world of knitters and crocheters to be such a warm and wonderful place.  I have met such lovely, kind and generous people through my love of yarn, many of whom are more than happy to share their skills, give advice and tips and provide so[…]

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