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    Crovember

    A few weeks ago my lovely yarn was packed up and moved into our garage while builders make a mess of our house. Obviously I kept some projects out, but I have missed my stash and all it’s yarny goodness.…

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    Stash Busting

    We moved into our house nearly 18 months ago. Since then, the spare room has been the home of my stash. It’s a big room, so there’s plenty of room for yarn (and fabric) to be squirrelled away, ready to…

  • baby girl crochet shoes
    baby clothes,  crochet

    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…

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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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    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
    blanket,  crochet

    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…