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Puff Swatch Stitch Tutorial
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by on July 17, 2021July 17, 2021

Puff Swatch Stitch Tutorial

I have just uploaded a Youtube Tutorial on how I do my puff stitches and have 3 little swatches that you can join in a make along to try it. Here are the written instructions as I was unable to use brackets in my Youtube Description. Click the link to watch below. STITCHES USED IN...

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The first post of 2021?
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by on April 6, 2021April 6, 2021

The first post of 2021?

How is this possible? I have not blogged yet for 2021! But I kind of understand, because it’s been such a busy 2021 so far. All three boys are now in primary school (for the first and last time together ever). All four boys are now playing football (soccer). That’s a planning nightmare lol, but...

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It’s okay to take a break
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by on April 5, 2020April 5, 2020

It’s okay to take a break

When you see me posting on Instagram or Facebook, the first thing that probably comes to your head is obviously ‘crochet’! Well yes, that’s so true because I use ‘The Loopy Stitch’ as my platform/account to reach you. But did you know I also like to do other things? Seriously! haha crochet is such a...

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A bit about what I’ve been doing…
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by on May 19, 2017May 19, 2017

A bit about what I’ve been doing…

Howdy doody! It’s me again… well obviously. I have this goal to post more often and if possible even regularly. But most of the time I feel as though I have nothing to say. And then as it turns out, once I get on a roll, I sometimes can’t shut myself up lol. (This could...

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Yarn that I’m loving at the moment!
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by on April 11, 2017April 11, 2017

Yarn that I’m loving at the moment!

Some time last year, I purchased my first ever supply of DMC yarns. I have the DMC Natura Just Cotton (4 ply / fingering weight) and DMC Natura Just CHUNKY!! Since then, it’s been the main yarn on my hook. I love working with cotton, it would have to be my favourite type of yarn...

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Crochet Mandala A Day
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by on September 2, 2016September 2, 2016

Crochet Mandala A Day

Spring is here (in the Southern Hemisphere anyway) 😀 and what better way to celebrate than crochet a mandala every day for the month of September. This idea is the brainchild from Leah from Snakewood Designs.  She asked me the other day if I would like to join in and play as well. It’s like...

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Spinosa Square
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by on December 17, 2015December 17, 2015

Spinosa Square

I have a plan, a dream, a desire.  Call it what you will but I want to see this through till the end… if there ever is an end. I want to design different granny squares and then make one awesome blanket (or more) from all of them. So in saying that, here is the...

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