Furry Welly Toppers

Furry Welly Toppers

My love affair with Erika Knight's Fur Wool continues. This is how I used my final skein... 

I combined a skein of Fur Wool with a skein of Maxi Wool (also by Erika Knight) and used this free pattern to create a pair of Furry Welly Boot Toppers.  The colourway for both yarns is "storm" and they are a great match - the ribbed part in the photo above looks greener than the furry bit but that's just my photo. Both yarns are a lovely shade of grey.

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iMake Book Club: February 2015 Book Choice

iMake Book Club: February 2015 Book Choice

After a short break over Christmas, I am delighted to launch the first iMake Book Club choice for 2015. This will be February's book. It is "The Girl on the Train" by Paula Hawkins.

Incidentally, the next 6 books I read will be part of the 6 Book Challenge - I am entering as part of the iMake Book Club and also as part of the library team at my local College. Feel free to join me. 

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PebbleCAL - January Update

PebbleCAL - January Update

It's time for a Pebble Crochet-along update. Here's a glimpse of my progress (see above). These pebbles are nice and easy to make and very forgiving. For example, I have found myself running out of yarn on a few occasions so I just miss out a few of the middle rounds. I have the pattern pretty much memorised now so the are quick to make. I think I am quite a "loose" crocheter so I have tweaked the decrease section a bit to ensure I have no gaps. Instead of skipping a stitch I use the decrease method in the video below. 

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