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Knit Edgings & Trims, 150 stitches - Edited by Kate Haxell

Knit Edgings & Trims, 150 stitches - Edited by Kate Haxell
I better confess straight away: Harmony Guides are my knitting bibles. I have two of the older editions of the Guides to Knitting Stitches and hardly a day goes by without using these books. So I’m not an impartial reviewer, but an enthusiastic fan. There. You’ve been warned. Read more...
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The Truly Terribly Horrible Sweater … That Grandma Knit By Debbie Macomber and Mary Lou Carney

The Truly Terribly Horrible Sweater … That Grandma Knit By Debbie Macomber and Mary Lou Carney
For his birthday, little Cameron gets a colourful hand knitted sweater from his grandma. Have you ever received a present that was made with love especially for you – and you didn’t like it? Read more...
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Special Family Knits 25 Handknits for All Seasons By Debbie Bliss

Special Family Knits 25 Handknits for All Seasons By Debbie Bliss
Debbie Bliss patterns are always worth a look, if not for the actual pattern, then certainly for inspiration. Read more...
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25 Beautiful Bags To Knit in Stylish Colours By Emma King

25 Beautiful Bags To Knit in Stylish Colours By Emma King
I’ve always loved making my own bags, and I’m one of those women who think one can’t have too many bags. Read more...
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Itsy-Bitsy Spider

Itsy-Bitsy Spider
It’s one of these books I have an inane aversion to opening. Even looking at mere pictures of creepy crawlies is not my thing. But as it is so often, I’m at the same time grossed out and fascinated by the leggy creatures that inhabit our environment, no matter how we feel about them. Read more...
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Long Live The Slow Cooker

Long Live The Slow Cooker
I love the melt-in-the-mouth silkiness of a slow-cooked pork curry, the hearty creaminess of home-made baked beans and the rich, sweet lusciousness of a sticky date pudding. In fact, I could go potty over all slow-cooked meals. Read more...
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Reliable Help For Parents

Reliable Help For Parents
It’s great to find a book that takes a complete look at food allergies in children – from understanding the nature of allergies and diagnostics to the importance of comprehensive food labelling, psychological considerations and allergy prevention. Read more...
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Finishing Techniques for Crochet by Pauline Turner

Finishing Techniques for Crochet by Pauline Turner
Most crafters like their “crafty” books and often have a small library of useful guides. My stash of craft books is fairly small because styles and colours usually change faster than I can buy the often expensive books on knitting jerseys or crocheting blankets. Read more...
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The Organic Pharmacy by Margo Marrone

The Organic Pharmacy by Margo Marrone
In her introduction author Margo Marrone, a qualified pharmacist, herbalist and homeopath, illustrates the fact that all aspects of our lives are connected to each other. Read more...
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Going The Whole Hog: Everything But The Squeal

Going The Whole Hog: Everything But The Squeal
Much has been written about some foods – almost too much: Jack ate locusts at the back of Timbuktu, Jill had an unforgettable donkey steak in the Andes and Tom, Dick and Harry stuffed themselves with deep-fried eyeballs in Hokitika.   Read more...
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