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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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Another Serving of Raspberry Ripple!

I first released the pattern for the Raspberry Ripple bag in 2013, it's one of my favourites, but I didn't do it full justice at the time because I used *whispers* acrylic yarn...I wasn't too impressed with the original pic either, so a new one was taken in 2016... Well there is now a new… Continue reading Another Serving of Raspberry Ripple!

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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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Hexagons, Octagons & Samosas, oh my!

I've done some more updating of my older crochet patterns. This time it was Myrtle In The Round, Epic Picot Hexagon, Granny Was Framed, Samosa Purse and Octagonal Flower. And once again, here are the before and afters! All these patterns are FREE 🙂  

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Petite Purse Crochet Pattern now available in Dutch!

No I haven't suddenly learned a new language, it's all thanks to the wonderful Ilse who kindly translated the pattern 🙂 The English version is here, and the Dutch version is here.

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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