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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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Regarding Digital Pattern Stores

OK, so the UK has voted to leave the E.U.   In all honesty, it’s taken me too long already to try to meet the ridiculous expectations of the digital download laws that happened in January 2015 on my website.

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Oh Dear.

Well, it reached the point where I was going to start getting calls from the TV show “Epic Hoarders” here at Mumble Manor…so I decided to start decluttering.  We are talking a major downsize.   New year, new life and

Posted in boredom, Comfort, I really am crazy arent I?, MumblesMummy, Original MumblesMummy Designs, secret missions shhhhhhhh, Three Positives Mission, warm and fuzzies

Ravelry Store Sale! 33% off!

Since I turned 33 this year, and the ridiculously heavy rain has put me in a good mood, I decided to offer 33% off all of my patterns in my Ravelry Store ONLY. It’s a multiple use code so you

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Comfort Crocheting

The rain is falling, which makes me smile.  I’m an oddball like that.  But today, I can’t play out in the rain. (Boooooooooo!) Instead i’m hitting my WIPS (Work In Progress) basket and enjoying things that got cast aside for

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Happy Easter!

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I Spy A Clown Fish

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… because little people all love snuggling… and not all of them want to be a mermaid…

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I Spy A Mermaid

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So Mumble decided that in order to realise her dream of being a mermaid that she needed a tail… and in order to grow that tail she should eat sushi on a daily basis. Sounds like a plan. I figured

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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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I Got A Bit Giddy…

I made “Things”… Hurrah! … All of which you can buy, if you love them enough, in my store at redbubble.com! (If you’re looking for the pattern, you need the other blogpost which is here)

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Crazy Little Thing Called Love

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Here’s a pretty little thing that just fell out of my head one day, and I thought I’d write up the pattern to share with you! It’s easy to make for a beginner with the basic stitches, and works up

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Stripy Infinity Scarf and Wristers Pattern Release

Simple Stripes Infinity Scarf

This scarf is an incredibly versatile item to add to any winter wardrobe.  Wear it as a scarf, loose, or bundled up tight for extra warmth.  The stripes can be as bold or subtle as you wish, using your school

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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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“Freedom” Papercutting Template

Freedom Horse

“Freedom Horse” Is a “negative” cut. This means that the design is the part you discard. This project is cut from one single piece of paper. With exquisite simplicity, it portrays the strength, movement, freedom and beauty of a running horse.

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Heading into 2015

OK, so things have been a little quiet around here. I need to explain why.  It’s messy and really boring at times, and tonight, I just don’t have the strength to share what has been an horrific few months of

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I promised you something pretty to look at.

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So BEHOLD.  Here it is. It took a little longer to return to this post than I anticipated, for that I’m sorry.  This stunning cowl has garnered a lot of interest from my fans and I decided to put this

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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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