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Crochet roundup….


I love love love this Unicorn pattern from hobbycraft (also one of my favourite shops) I will definitely be keeping and eye on their website for future patterns!

I also used the unicorn head to make Baba a ‘lovey’, I skipped the mane though, as she’d eat it!


And moving on from the Amish puzzle ball we tried, we moved into the Flower ball version, which is pretty too, and baba likes it!


I also did a little needle felting… For a unicorn fan (excuse the mess on this one! I’d been shopping)

Playing with gimp*

My child may not forgive me for this when she’s older, but I’m out of practice and wanted something to mess about with…



*gimp – GNU Image Manipulation program, not the other other kind. If you were looking for that, you’re way, way off target and possibly a bit odd, but each to their own and all that….

Fred the unicorn…

Before Xmas, I spent a weekend in Edinburgh with family. It was awesome, and I bought myself a little present while I was there.

It was a unicorn keyring. I called him Fred (my universe name for the menfolk as I mix them up a lot). I’m not usually a unicorn person, but I liked Fred, and decided he’d make a good addition to my keys.

But three weeks later, this happened:

 broken unicorn keyring
 I was upset, but Edinburgh is a bit too far to replace him 🙁
So, whilst in depressed dinosaur mode the other day, I made another Fred:

needlefelt unicorn 
It’s not quite the same, but I think everyone needs a unicorn in their life. I also managed to get the original Fred back on a keyring (he has a hole in his head, poor thing).

Happy days!

Also, it’s the third Monday in January. Which is, apparently, the most depressing day of the year, or ‘blue Monday’. Which has got a Divine Comedy song stuck in my head…

She makes my heart beat the same way

As at the start of Blue Monday

Always the last song that they play.. At the indie disco

Anyway… I am supposed to be working. So I shall get back to it!