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Don’t Stop Me Now

You know how I am employed by the Princess Mumble and Smallest Mumbler as Maker of Woolly Nonsense upon their every whim? Well, yeah… I got another “order” Mumble has decided she really might quite like a beautiful circle blanket

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Five Day Challenge, Day 1.

I’ve been nominated by the very talented lovely Annette at Make Life Cozy to show three pieces of my art every day for five days, and nominate another artist to take the “five day challenge”. So day 1, I show you 3

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#TBT: Where It All Began.

This time five years ago, I picked up a hook for what was probably the 100th time to attempt to crochet. ” ‘Cos that’s what Mum’s do”.  And on this day, five years ago, I was waiting to be a

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Once Upon a Time…

… I couldn’t crochet.  This time, five years ago, I had failed to pick up a hook and create anything that looked remotely pretty.  My attempts more resembled “something the cat threw up”.  Find out more about the humble beginnings

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Blahhhh.

Sally by Aron

See… Most of the time, things go to plan.  They go fairly smoothly.  The Mumble Manor version of plan and smoothly probably doesn’t look like most people’s but… yeah we can live with that. Every so often though, a day

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THE WAIT IS OVER! Sharing the #LITTLECARLOVE!

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FINALLY! If you’re here cos you’ve heard all about a funky little car, then welcome! If this is in your daily digest from bloglovin’ or other feed, CHECK IT OUT! AT LAST!!!! I can share with you all what I’ve

Posted in accessories, Amigurumi, Custom Order, Friends of MumblesMummy, gents, I really am crazy arent I?, Inspiration, it fell out of my head, ladies, mumble-isms, MumblesMummy, Original MumblesMummy Designs, Planning, secret missions shhhhhhhh, tada

At Last! I Can Tell You!!!

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You have all waited so very patiently… and finally I can stop teasing you and share the top secret project I have been working so very hard on to complete! So very long ago I was asked by RACPA UK

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Sneaky Peeky….

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A few days ago I started to share my latest, super secret project in a brief blogpost here. Due to the fact that I need to keep the completion photos under wraps a little while longer (it’s going to be a surprise

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Secret Super Powers…

OK the world as I know it has just screeched to a temporary halt. I was gifted some beautiful Lillies recently as a thank you. One thing I am totally pants at is making real flowers look beautiful. My attempts,

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The Buzz

I am reeling from a major case of The Buzz.   My fingers hurt. My neck aches. I’m sleep deprived. My eyes sting. I’m acutely aware of my sinuses protesting the height of the pollen count. I’m exhausted. I’m tired

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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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Midget Yarn Smuggler

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It’s 6am. For the last hour or so I’ve been chuckling to myself at the mummy magpie terrorizing all the cats on the street, protecting her baby from their breakfast bowls.  Whatever else, she’s showing an amazing amount of kick

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The As Yet Nameless Gloves and Cowl

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What feels like a hundred years ago, I was gifted a ball of scrumptious yarn by a wonderful friend.  The shades of blue and white are simply delicious, and the yarn itself is soft as soft can be.  Gnome-made and

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Random Square

#mumblesmummy original freeform design afghan square for the #crochetmoodblanket2014 project over on instagram… how very #pink and #girly of me   I hope to be able to decipher my scribbles and make a pattern for this available soon! 

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Enough Love to Go Around

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The first item of the Hookers Day Off Project is complete.  A little later than I’d have liked, but nonetheless I’m quite proud of myself.  It’s a small lap blanket, or baby blanket, measuring 36″ / 90cm square. This current project

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Onesie and Epic Socks Sunday

I have THE most AWESOME friends… They have wicked senses of humour,  talent oozing out of their every pore in a miriad of beautiful creations, and once in a while, the opportunity to surprise me with something they just KNOW

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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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