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Crocheted octopus innocent Big Knit

The Big Knit is Back!

Back in 2003, innocent invited people to make little woolly hats as part of their Big Knit campaign. The hats were put on their smoothie bottles and for each drink sold, 25p was donated to Age UK. Since then 7.5 million hats have been made, and nearly £2.5 million has been raised.  Continue reading


Crocheted eggs

Happy Easter

These pretty eggs were quick to make. I bought some small polystyrene eggs from Hobbycraft and then raided my stash of Stylecraft yarn – I love this combination of colours. I made the egg covers up as I went along, taking inspiration from amigurumi, granny square and mandala patterns.

I also made a basket for them, giving it a bit of structure by crocheting the last row over some wire.

I hope that you have a very nice Easter weekend and that you get time to do lots of crafting.

Basket of crochet eggs