Have you got any exciting projects on the go at the moment? I've not had much time for making this week apart from Wednesday when I sat waiting for 3 hours whilst our youngest had a uni interview/audition and thankfully I'd remembered to take something to do. I've got a simple hand stitching experiment I'm working on which fitted in my handbag nicely and passed the time.
If you need a lastminute.com valentine card idea then how about this easy modern geometric one from The Craft Lumberjacks? Plus, if you have a minute. I highly recommend watching the 'how to' video, I laughed so much I spat my tea over the keyboard at one point!
Have you heard of Planned Pooling? It's a big trend in crochet right now where somehow people are able to get amazing patterns when using a variegated yarn. I first saw it on Instagram a few months ago but thought it looked a bit out of my league. The Patchwork Fairy has made it work and has advice and links to more support if you fancy giving it a try.
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