Do You Polyvore?

It has been scorching here in London for the past couple of days, which is a good enough reason to procrastinate on any kind of chores/work, and go and play in a fantasy land called Polyvore, where you can imagine owning any crazy number of Jimmy Choo shoes, Louis Vuitton bags and Rayban glasses.
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Now LIVE: Jolie and Gamine

Although hopelessly late, but, hopefully, fashionably so, Jolie and Gamine, the patterns for the two garments I have recently added to my wardrobe, are  finally out! They are available both as individual downloads and as a bundle (a Ravelry ebook, called “Summer 2016”, which I probably should have called “better later than never”).
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Note about Pricing and Coming Soon

With my first ever pattern uploaded in July 2011, I have now been selling my patterns for over 5 years and, boy, has it been an amazing experience – from seeing the ever growing array of your fabulous creations pop up on Ravelry, to being interviewed in craft blogs, to having my pattern featured in a popular magazine.
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Is Your Crochet Fabric Garment-Worthy?

Crochet fabric is exceptionally versatile and can serve so many purposes. From sturdy jewellery to squishy afghans, to gossamer shawls. Not every kind, however, lends itself to a beautiful garment, and a pair of shorts you created out of granny squares, which you loved so much in an afghan, may not be as wearable as you hoped.
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