Finished: Hexagon Blanket 1

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After finding this simple pattern for hexagons I just had to try it! I had a whole bunch of different shades of pink to use and went for a girly style blanket.

Each hexagon took about 10 minutes to make. It took a while to figure out how all the hexagons fitted together, but in the end it all Continue reading Finished: Hexagon Blanket 1

Colour Love: Retro Rainbow

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Use these colours for a retro spin on the popular rainbow combination. These warm colours are modern, funky, and are suitable for a range of projects. Use the cream or brown as an accent on the border to make the colours pop! I’m going to turn this combination into a v stitch blanket!

These colours are available in Stylecraft Special DK

• Dark Brown
• Teal
• Gold
• Copper
• Petrol
• Claret
• Khaki
• Grey
• Cream

Finished: 12 point ripple 4 – Nana’s Blanket

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I decided to make this blanket as a gift to my nana. She likes dull, muted colours and it just so happened that I had a few balls of this left. I had previously made her a striped blanket so, for some variety, thought she might like the 12 point ripple. Also I was on a bender of making these! They’re super easy and work up FAST! I try to make a Continue reading Finished: 12 point ripple 4 – Nana’s Blanket

Colour Love: Country Romance

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Using colour in creative ways can bring your work to life!
I am loving this combination right now! Greens and purples look great together, and adding the pink and parchment give the combination a boost and create depth. This versatile combination would be great for blankets, scarfs, hats, and bags for any age group. Could you imagine a baby wrapped in these gorgeous colours!

These colours are available in Stylecraft Special DK

  • Meadow
  • Lime
  • Khaki
  • Parchment
  • Pale Rose
  • Grape
  • Raspberry
  • Plum

7 Instagram accounts you need to follow

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Queen Babs

Jane is the yarnbombing queen! She’s a fellow Aussie who brightens up the streets of Sydney with her lovely creations. Jane is a bubbly character and an absolute joy to have on my Instagram.

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Attic 24

I think everyone loves Lucy’s instgram and blog! Her choice of colours and patterns is bright and happy. Her easy to follow tutorials are a hit! Discovering Lucy’s blog made me fall in love with crochet again.

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thelittlebeenz

The inventor of The Sunday Shawl, do I need to say more! There is always sometime bright happening on this Kiwi’s Insta!

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Mobiusgirl

If you want colour and inspiration then head over to Sandra’s page! She has a way with colours that makes her creations beautiful and unique!

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Olives and pickles

Colour and hexagons! Check out her unique rainbow hexagon blanket that’ll make you wonder how she plans them all out! Super inspirational!

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Kvercillo

Sandra’s page is full of features and earthy looking creations. She runs a great blog that she updates weekly! Her creations are gorgeous and unique!

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Kellykellykellygreen

Such an inspirational page to follow! There is always some new project going on here! Her colour choices are amazing and often her page features pictures of the beautiful Californian beaches!