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Denim Yacht Pot

I thought it was time to rework/redesign Granny's Reticule, my intention was to use Twilleys Freedom Echo dk, 100% recycled cotton, I'd won the bid for it on eBay which suprised me, but I think it was because the yarn was listed as Blue, I've always thought of it as Denim, I'm convinced Denim sells… Continue reading Denim Yacht Pot

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Nova Rusticana Purse

I decided to update the pattern for the Rustic Coin Purse design, except the update turned into a complete re-design! I've kept the listing for the old design, but renamed the new one to avoid confusion. Chris can take the credit for the new name, he was knitting with neon acrylic yarn at the time,… Continue reading Nova Rusticana Purse

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Pandora’s Purse Crochet Pattern

I've had the idea to create a "top-down" bag for sometime, but it wasn't until I rediscovered this pattern that it all came together. Many years ago I swore I would never use black yarn, but no other colour would do this design justice. Fortunately I've just moved my craft chair in front of a… Continue reading Pandora’s Purse Crochet Pattern

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Prairie Pioneer Bag Crochet Pattern

I actually started work on this design over a year ago, then got distracted by knitting, as one does! There is absolutely no sewing involved, well apart from weaving in loose ends, it is crocheted from the base in the round, and then the handle is worked from side to side. The basket weave pattern… Continue reading Prairie Pioneer Bag Crochet Pattern

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Almost A Silk Purse

A few years ago I crocheted a little pig purse, but never got around to publishing the design, then I lost my notes, and just forgot about the pattern altogether. Then I found this yarn, and a phrase popped into my head, 'you can't make a silk purse of a sow's ear', (Coined by Stephen… Continue reading Almost A Silk Purse

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The Handmaiden’s Purse

I've been inspired by Chris' Netmaking Tutorials, and thought I'd design a crocheted net bag. My intention was to make a simple tote bag and include a few tufts/bobbles in the design, then this pattern started to emerge, and a simple tote bag became a beautiful Handmaiden's Purse. American Crochet Terms used throughout. Materials 50g… Continue reading The Handmaiden’s Purse