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Free pattern Saturday this week! sock edition!

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This week's free pattern Saturday - sock edition! For this week's free patterns I wanted to share with you two free sock patterns. Both of which I have had a stab at in the past. Now I hate making socks, this serial procrastinator can't handle having to make two items the same in a row, though two at a time is much nicer and is the only way id do socks now! But both of the patterns I'm sharing today I've done and enjoyed. The first is an extremely popular one you've probably all seen before which is Hermione's everyday...

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This weeks free pattern saturday! AND an intro to my new youtube channel where you can win some free NORO yarn to try with me!

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I'm quite excited about this week's free patterns as they're ones I myself have made before. The first one I'm going to talk about is hugely popular, I am sure anyone who has ever ventured to Ravelry will have seen it, is Reyna, by Noora Backlund. I made this as a gift pattern for my mother in law and we both adored it, she wears is often in winter. You can download Reyna or add her to your Ravelry library here - https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/reyna It is written for a fingering weight yarn but honestly, the gauge is unimportant and you could...

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Free Pattern Saturday is here again!

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Keep reading till the end for the best bit!!

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Australian bushfire disaster relief donations

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      I have watched as my fiber friends this week have begun to rally around the causes for bush fire relief. Locally I have donated in my own back yard, but I wanted to do more. we can all do more.  Figures this morning stand at 24 lives lost - 3 of which were fearlessly brave firefighters killed in the act of protection, those firefighters left behind young families. Two people are missing and unaccounted for in NSW this morning. There have 1600 homes destroyed.  There are 18 communities currently cut off by fires - people stuck with...

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