rachagainstthesewingmachine

a blog about my adventures in dressmaking, crochet, knitting and anything else i try to make.

Category Crochet

tunisian crochet

hey everyone! i feel a bit weird posting this, because the weather is definitely getting warmer!  but whatever, i made it, took pictures of it and now i’m bloody well posting it.  a big two fingers up to the unpredictable british weather! with issue 42 of simply crochet, there was a free tunisian crochet hook. i’d seen tunisian crochet on pinterest a few weeks before, so snapped the magazine up as

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i say i crochet, knit and sew but only ever blog about sewing. TIME FOR CHANGE.

hi everyone!   i’ve been quiet for a couple of weeks because i recently bought these…   they’re clover’s amour crochet hooks.   i bought them with some birthday money after lusting after them for a couple of years.  i read about them on all about ami, knew they were supposed to be super nice, but mainly wanted them for how colourful they are.  yes, i am that fickle.   

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caravan craft

hiiiiii everyone. I’ve been on holiday, yay!  not that there was a blog absence, because I don’t blog too much haha. I went away with my boyfriend, James. we were supposed to go to turkey but after because of a massive balls up at the passport office (THANKS GOVERNMENT) with lots of stress/lots of tears from me/arguing from me/angry rages from me, we didn’t get James’s passport in time and we

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my extended absence explained…

well, i have the best news to share…   i have finished the crochet blankets for my cousin.     nothing feels better than getting to type that sentence!       i have been working on them since december, so you’re probably getting the gist of how fed up i was doing them.     so here, the finished products…     my parent’s carpet looks like such a

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