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We've got a good thing going!

You know when you are on to a good thing when all you want to do is spend time making/baking/eating/doing it.

Recently, Fay Dashper-Hughes from www.knitit-hookit-craftit.com published her pattern for the Hove Beach Bag and it ticked all of my boxes:

✅ Learning a new skill
✅ Something that I am going to actually use/wear
✅ Supporting a fellow crafter

Now many of you have seen my progress on IG and know that I have made the bag and matching purse and I absolutely love it (so do you guys).  I loved making it so much, that I decided to order more yarn and make it again - and why not!  Once you find 'that' pattern, there is a feeling of accomplishment and then not wanting it to stop.

The bag can be used with the O Bag system

The pattern incorporates Intarsia crochet

The swatch is made into a purse

I used Drops Muskat 100% Cotton


I have always loved making shawls and over the last year, I have ventured into making garments and pushing myself to tackle more daring projects.  This is entirely thanks to the crocheting community, who I can call friends, who invite me to take part in CALS, produce interesting patterns, and those who inspire me with their makes.

Over the next month, you will hear more about a CAL that is taking place called the Back to School Sweater CAL organised by fellow crocheters Helen Eccles and Tamara Gooderham which is designed to "spread the crochet garment love."  More details will follow, but as you can see, I will be taking part in the Blog Hop and share my experiences and progress with the garment that I have chosen.


I hope that you will be able to take part.

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  1. Your Hove bag is fab! I'm going to have to make one. And I'm so excited you will join us in our Back To School Sweater CAL making and sharing your garment experiences and also taking part as one of our super bloggers on the blog hop! Can't wait!

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