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Tag: crochet

baby girl crochet shoes

baby girl crochet shoes

It’s been a bit quiet over here for a few weeks. Between birthdays, poorly children and school holidays, there hasn’t been too much time for anything else. This week my kids went back to school and I decided to ease myself back into it all […]

valentines gift ideas from Rosie and Bright

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, so there will be candles […]

custom made baby blanket: bertie blanket inspired by the sea

custom made baby blanket: bertie blanket inspired by the sea

A couple of months ago I received a request for a custom made baby blanket. The new arrival was a little boy named Solomon, and he lives all the way on the other side of the world in New Zealand. My brief was to use the colours […]

rosie and bright hq

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 used as a storage room […]

christmas is coming: tree decorations

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 snuggling under a blanket by […]

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 if I could make her […]

vintage inspiration

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  was small. The other day […]

rustic twine table mats

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, I have been working with […]

granny square baby blanket

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. Perfect for a granny square […]

pretty things made of string

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 things, and generally stick to […]