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The Lydia Lace Crochet Cowl

For as long as I can remember, I have loved lace. When I was much younger, I was always fascinated by lace materials and I did my fair share of hand sewing with them. It’s no wonder then that I love lace stitches and I’m always tempted to incorporate…

FREE PATTERN: The Hopeful Slouchy Beanie

Hey hey hey you guys! Boy have I got an uber easy beanie pattern for you! One word: totally fun! Okay, that’s two words but I am really stoked about how much fun this pattern is!

The Hopeful Slouchy Beanie was created with the beginner knitter in mind. In fact…

Five ways to get yourself out of a crafting funk

I have yet to meet a crafter who has never been in a crafting funk. It’s definitely frightening when the urge to do your favourite craft(s), which you likely do everyday, just disappears. Sometimes, it’s gradual. Other times, it’s pretty sudden. Whichever way it happens, there’s always an awful…

Of garment waist shaping and body shapes

I love it when a knitted garment has waist shaping. Not every garment requires waist shaping, of course, but they’re definitely a necessity if you want that trimmer look.

The traditional method of waist shaping involves working decreases and increases at the side of the garment. Although it’s quite possibly…

Crochet Pattern: Baby Belle Blanket

Hey lovelies,

It’s been a minute since I posted on the blog but there’s been so much going on behind the scenes – most notably the launch (finally!) of my online shop. Baby blankets are my absolute faves to crochet. I designed the baby belle blanket while I was pregnant…

Here’s another pattern that was supposed to drop in 2022 but sadly didn’t. I’m hoping 2024 is the year 🤞🏽🤞🏽. At this rate, I may have three or four test knits going at the same time 😳😳.

This was mega fun to knit and I love 😍😍 that the stitch pattern looks like a crochet stitch 🙌🏽🙌🏽.
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Pattern: The Aria Cropped Lace Pullover (coming soon).
Yarn: Drops Alaska.
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🌟Don’t ever let self doubt hold you back from progressing 🌟.

- Believe in yourself and your skills/abilities. 

- Be kind to yourself and be constructive when self doubt sets in. 

- Talk about your fears with at least someone in your close circle of friends. 

- Set specific goals and put in the time, planning and effort required to move ahead. 

- Fight the fear, you are more than capable 🙌🏽.
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Still an absolute fave 😍😍😍. I designed this beautiful baby blanket when I was pregnant with baby number 2 and I used it a lot when she was a baby 👶🏽. Also used it for baby number 3. 
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Pattern: The Warm Huggles baby blanket available in all my shops (link in bio).⠀
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🌟Would you knit this pattern? Which colour of yarn would you use? Lemme know 👇🏽.
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🌟I have to remind myself this, always!

Starting over might feel scary, but remember that you’re not starting from nothing. You’ve already been through a lot and learned valuable lessons along the way. Use that experience to your advantage. 

It’s like building on a strong foundation instead of starting from scratch. Embrace this new beginning with confidence, knowing that you have what it takes to progress. Don’t let fear hold you back from pursuing your dreams. Every fresh start is a chance to grow and become even better than before.
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I designed this cute baby bonnet pattern a few months after my second child was born. Needless to say, she wore a bonnet all winter long 😂😂.
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Pattern: Eleanor bonnet (pattern available in all my shops - link in bio).
Sizes: 0-6, 6-12, 12-24 months.
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🌟So many benefits from indulging in knitting and/or crocheting🌟.

1️⃣ Stress reduction: Both activities promote relaxation and can serve as a form of stress relief due to their repetitive and rhythmic motions.

2️⃣ Creative expression: Knitting and crochet allow for endless creativity through choosing yarns, patterns, stitches, and designs.

3️⃣ Mindfulness: Engaging in either craft encourages mindfulness by focusing attention on the present moment and the tactile sensations of the materials and tools.

4️⃣ Cognitive stimulation: Following patterns, counting stitches, and manipulating yarn and needles/hooks can enhance cognitive function, including memory, concentration, and problem-solving skills.

5️⃣ Sense of accomplishment: Completing a knitting or crochet project provides a tangible sense of achievement and boosts self-esteem.

6️⃣ Fine motor skills: The intricate hand movements required in both knitting and crochet can improve dexterity, hand-eye coordination, and finger strength.

7️⃣ Therapeutic benefits: Both crafts have been shown to have therapeutic effects, aiding in managing chronic pain, alleviating symptoms of anxiety and depression, and promoting overall well-being.
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🌟It doesn’t always happen but when it does, it’s a precious moment that I savour…even if it’s only 10 minutes sometimes ☺️☺️🙌🏽🙌🏽.
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