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Why you should try hand knit socks today. The benefits of knitting your own socks with natural fibres vs store bought socks. Why handmade socks are the best socks

Hand knit socks might not change your life but ...

Ever wondered what all the hype surrounding hand knit socks is for? They might not change your life but I can assure you that they might make it more comfortable....

Hand knit socks might not change your life but ...

Ever wondered what all the hype surrounding hand knit socks is for? They might not change your life but I can assure you that they might make it more comfortable....

How to make beautiful pom poms. Perfect pom pom knitting tutorial. How to make a really good pom pom for hats.

How to make a beautiful pom pom

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How to make a beautiful pom pom

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Crochet sweater patterns for beginners. Easy cardigans to crochet for beginners. Simple crochet cardigan patterns. learn to crochet a cardigan

Crochet cardigans for beginners

Here I'll explain why beginners can crochet cardigans with ease. Learning to crochet garments is no more difficult than learning to crochet blankets, home decor or toys.  Choose a crochet...

Crochet cardigans for beginners

Here I'll explain why beginners can crochet cardigans with ease. Learning to crochet garments is no more difficult than learning to crochet blankets, home decor or toys.  Choose a crochet...

How to make your own tshirt yarn. DIY T shirt yarn tutorial.

Make your own T shirt yarn. DIY yarn tutorial.

Here's how to make your own t shirt yarn from fabrics you may want to recycle instead of throwing out.  Disclosure: This post may contain affiliate links, meaning I get...

Make your own T shirt yarn. DIY yarn tutorial.

Here's how to make your own t shirt yarn from fabrics you may want to recycle instead of throwing out.  Disclosure: This post may contain affiliate links, meaning I get...

You can mix crochet and knitting with the Jewel hat pattern. Crochet this slouchy beanie with a knit brim. A perfect mix of knit and crochet and the best of both worlds.

You can mix crochet and knitting with the Jewel...

The Jewel hat falls under the categories of both knitting and crochet as it contains both techniques and it really does have the best of both worlds. You can mix...

You can mix crochet and knitting with the Jewel...

The Jewel hat falls under the categories of both knitting and crochet as it contains both techniques and it really does have the best of both worlds. You can mix...

Making a round(ish) Christmas pudding inspired by Fanny Cradock

Making a round(ish) Christmas pudding inspired ...

This year I made my Christmas pudding mid-November and I did it in a way that not only creates a more rounded pudding but is also energy efficient. Here's how...

Making a round(ish) Christmas pudding inspired ...

This year I made my Christmas pudding mid-November and I did it in a way that not only creates a more rounded pudding but is also energy efficient. Here's how...