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Community Building

Just under 5 years ago I gave up work and moved half way across the country for love as a result the real life and virtual community that I had been heavily involved in up until that point began to … Continue reading

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Crafting quick wins

Elsewhere in the crafting world there is talk of undertaking epic crafting endeavours (I’m thinking specifically of the Fibre Trek Shackleton projects or Welford Purl’s Zero to Hero SPAKAL) but here at Crafty Towers it has been all about the¬†quick … Continue reading

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Permission to be a selfish knitter.

Last week my OH had a rather big birthday and I wanted to celebrate it in woolly style. I decided I would make him a new knitted sweater but as he is quite fussy I thought the best course of … Continue reading

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January seems to be FO-tastic

I don’t know if it’s just because it is still early in the year and I haven’t yet given up on my resolutions or whether it’s because with two small children I no longer have a social life but I … Continue reading

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Spinning the baby out

For any of you out there that may be expecting a baby can I suggest you consider taking up spinning if you go over your due date. Crafty Baby 2 will be 5 weeks old tomorrow and I swear that … Continue reading

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Wool…nice…mine!

With these three words and her first attempt at sentence construction Crafty Toddler proved she truly was my child, especially as whilst she was saying them she picked up the ball of yarn I was working with, rubbed it against … Continue reading

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Put needles and step away from the socks

Those of you who read my blog posts regularly may have noticed a trend lately, the vanilla sock has made more than one appearance in the last few months and I have to confess it is going to make a … Continue reading

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