Author Archives: gentlestitches

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amigurumi fox pattern

Pattern for amigurumi foxes. a group of foxes getting ready for a pop up market two foxes showing off their tails. This fox is ready for his closeup. Visit for this pattern and many others.  Jack the dog and … Continue reading

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mobile mending

The good people at and in particular Timetheif have been helping me make my wee blog more mobile friendly. In the spirit of fixing things I bring you two items that have recently undergone repair. I hope this loads well … Continue reading

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4 very helpful dogs.

Lily has a new pup called Poppy. What better way to introduce her than in a pair of gloves made by my friend Pauline?                         whole fleece which belonged … Continue reading

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Old wool room gets new life.

Joining Bacon’s Show and Tell this week with the topic of something  old about the house, I bring you the up cycled, repurposed Wool Room. There has been a shift in our cottage as can happen as a boy grows. … Continue reading

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ami eyes

An article about amigurumi eyes and eyelids from Squirrel Picnic inspired me to rethink Tatty the Brindle kelpies eyes.  I obtained her very unique eyes from Suncatcher Craft eyes and I was happy with them but something was missing even with the black eyeliner … Continue reading

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