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Woolly Science Lesson 1: Schrödinger’s Hat

As the winter draws in and I start upping my hooking speed for the yearly hat-making marathon, I thought I’d share some of my woolly wisdom in the form of simple lessons explaining yarny awesomeness.  As with everything else, they’re

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Half Term Insomnia

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Well, half term holiday is over, the Usual Routine can resume… it’s been awesome sharing extra snuggles with the little people and being able to glide around at a slower, calmer, more mindful pace, taking a breath and enjoying the

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Cthulhu Ski Mask Pattern Release!

Just to let you know that the head-turning Cthulhu pattern has now been tested and checked and is available for release for just £3! And every penny of that goes to supporting RACPA UK and their fabulous work! Thanks so

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summer slouch beanie pattern coming soon!

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I am loving this new beanie I’ve designed so much! Fast to work up, its great for last minute gifts and its easy and repetitive design is great for road trips or stash busting!! Its simplicity shows off all types

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How to Measure your Head for a MumblesMummy Hat.

Take a measuring tape and place it around the circumference of your head, slightly above the ears, (just above where the edge of the hat will sit) with the tape held firmly.  It shouldn’t be too tight, just fit snugly

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Driving Miss Daisy

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It’s impossible to resist taking challenges from lovely people.  Especially when completing that challenge involves my favourite crochet skill: cabling. So when the lovely Becky, part of the RACPA team and genius behind Barely There Bears asked me how she

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Here Be Dragons

I’ve always loved dragons.  The concept of them.  How the fact that they’re largely mystical leaves it totally up to your imagination as to what they look like. In late 2012, I began developing a dragon hat, in response to

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Giraffes Can’t Dance.

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Mumble is currently of the opinion that when she grows up she might quite like to be a giraffe.  Which I think is a fabulous idea.  Much better than being an astronaut or merchant banker, I suppose. We’ve even been

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A Monster of Awesome Proportions

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According to Wikipedia: Cthulhu is a cosmic entity that first appeared in the short story “The Call of Cthulhu”, published in the pulp magazine Weird Tales in 1928. The character was created by writer H. P. Lovecraft. A while back I was approached by a wonderful friend, asking for help locating

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His Very Epic Sirness PuddlePup II

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This is Sir Winston.  He’s a beautiful Bassett Hound.  He’s the colour of Thornton’s Special Toffee and probably twice as popular.   He is not just a dog.       He’s not even just a royal dog.     He’s

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Be Mehhhh Valentine!

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A special Valentine Mehhhh exists for all of those soppy peeps out there who celebrate….     Considering that here in the UK the weather is usually freezing no matter what time of the year, it pays to be wonderfully warm

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Pitt Stop Hat

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Another of The Designer Daughter’s idea’s coming to fruition: There she stands, her tiny little frame with her beautiful sweet little voice, asking me “Can you please make me sumfin wif this?” Holding out in her small, star shaped hands,

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The Basket Case

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This gorgeously textured and sumptuously squishy super thick beanie is an incredibly versatile hat.  It’s subtle enough to complement any outfit, for keeping you warm regardless of whether the event is for business or pleasure. Simple solid-coloured yarns show this hat

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Secret Missions 2014

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I just LOVE being part of surprises. They’re my favourite thing ever. I LOVE making something that is just PERFECT for the recipient. Luckily for me, the projects I’m talking about are for wonderful people who have touched the lives

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Bassett Hound Beanie

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This hat simply gives me the happies. It gave me the happies since the moment I was asked to design and make it.  It’s a face which makes me smile.  And what a beltin’ face it is. This beautiful Basset

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The Curly Hair Project Products

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MumblesMummy is proud to announce my support of this fantastic project, brainstormed by my dear friend Alis Rowe, a.k.a The Girl With The Curly Hair. Her work addresses Asperger’s Syndrome, an autism spectrum condition which causes significant difficulties in social interaction and nonverbal

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My name's Beth. This is my world of woolly nonsense. I am a mum of two, and work from home, making beautiful handmade crocheted and jewellery gifts for yourself or your loved ones. Many OOAK (One of a Kind) pieces are offered, in addition to a range of patterns. Bespoke items can be made or request, custom orders welcomed. Read more

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