• valentines gift ideas crochet robot
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    valentines gift ideas from Rosie and Bright

    I don’t know about you, but I find January a very difficult month. Christmas is all packed away, it’s dark outside and there is a lot of grey. But then I remember that Valentine’s Day is just around the corner,…

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    rosie and bright hq

    When we bought our house six and a half years ago, there was a funny room outside the bathroom that was described as an office. During the six and a half years that we have lived here, it has been…

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    christmas is coming: tree decorations

    I know it’s only September, and the kids have only just gone back to school, but it’s important to remember: Christmas is coming. Yes. I said the “C” word. Sorry. Secretly I’m quite excited about the nights drawing in. I love…

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    crochet mermaid tail

    You know how some people are super organised and get Christmas sorted by August? Yeah. I’m not one of those people. However, a few weeks ago, I was contacted by someone who clearly is one of those people. She asked me…

  • rosie and bright crochet vintage
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    vintage inspiration

    I love vintage style, and a lot of what I make is inspired by things we had when I was a child. In fact, one of the reasons I started crocheting was to recreate a blanket we had had when…

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    rustic twine table mats

    After a couple of quiet weeks I have had a burst of creativity, and there are lots of projects on the go. In complete contrast to the gorgeously soft granny square baby blanket I finished a couple of days ago,…

  • rosie and bright granny square baby blanket
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    granny square baby blanket

    After a couple of weeks of mainly crocheting with string, it was nice to get back to using some actual yarn. In this case, Drops Muskat mercerised cotton. It was the first time I have used this yarn, and it is beautifully soft.…

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    pretty things made of string

    When I was little I remember being read the story of The Ugly Duckling and being really moved by it. The poor little fluffy duckling being picked on because he was different  really struck a chord. I like making pretty…