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Crochet: my new addiction

As if sewing, and the odd bit of knitting, wasn’t enough to fill all my spare time.  Thanks to Emmely over at Infectious Stitches I now have a new addiction!  This is all very good and positive – it gives me something to do when I sit down on an evening with the family and watch TV.  Usually I’ll get bored and sneak off to my sewing sanctuary, which my hubby thinks is unsociable (he’s never said but i just know!). First of all I enrolled on the Craftsy course that Emmely did, and by the end of the evening (in front of the TV with the family!) I’d learnt to chain, single crochet, double crochet and made a granny square – from now on referred to as Nanny squares as my mum’s a Nanny not a Granny.  I used a ball of yarn which was cotton with no loose fibres, and a 7mm crochet hook. Here’s what i managed to make in my first evening: The next day, though only less than 24 hours into my …