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Lee Mac. Crochet artist. Crochet portraits = Obsession. I am surgically attached to my Ipod and crochet hook.
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The Book Thief
I Am Malala: The Girl Who Stood Up for Education and Was Shot by the Taliban
Gough Whitlam
A Short History of Nearly Everything
At Home: A Short History of Private Life
One Summer: America, 1927
Gone with the Wind
Elizabeth
Who I Am
Small Bamboo: How my family's journey on a leaky boat led to our wonderful life in Australia
Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone
Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban
Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire
Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows
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Thursday 19th July, 2018
Bobbly Penguin!



Brrrrrrrrrr it's getting chilly in here!! My third square for the 'Christmas Character Blanket CAL' has been growing steadily! About a third of the way through it now and i'm absolutely LOVING IT!!
Very happy with my bright blue background as it allows his Christmas scarf to POP nicely. Penguins are so flipping cute on their own but I swear when this little guy gets his eyes and his little earmuffs on.... i'm not responsible for the level of 'squeeing' i'll be emitting !
I actually got through the bulk of this whilst watching Bogie and Bacall ignite the screen in..


Ugh! The chemistry between these two Just. So. Sexy! So obviously i'm itching to get back to my Bogart portrait ASAP !
It's fair to say that i'm spoiled for choice in the 'crochet department' right now !


Lee xox

Sunday 15th July, 2018
#16 Crochet Catch Up!


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Saturday 14th July, 2018
Hip Cat Connie!




Is there a better feeling than waking up, checking your inbox and seeing an email FILLED WITH LOVELINESS SUCH AS THIS?!?!
The answer is no. No there isn't !!
The immensely talented CONNIE sent in these two pictures of perfection and oh my goodness...
The CUTEST Hello Kitty bobble stitch cushion in existence and an absolutely STUNNING cat portrait!! I mean look at those eyes !!!


To say that I am in with these pieces would be quite the understatement!! Thank you so much for sharing your pieces with us Connie !! They are both OUTSTANDING and show that you are a complete natural with the hook !! I can't wait to see what you make next!!!


In way less exciting news ..
Mr. Humphrey Bogart is @ 10%!


Thanks to a STACK of shadows, he is working up incredibly quickly which is A-ok by me !!
There is still quite a way to go before we start to see any vibrant yellows or oranges, but ouuuuu I can't wait guys!!! Have a fab weekend everyone !!


Lee xox

Monday 9th July, 2018
Malls aren't safe around me




BUZZING GUYS!!! After much back and forthing, I have FINALLY settled on the palette for my Humphrey Bogart galaxy panel Oh happy days!!
17 colours in all and here's hoping I've managed to pick some yellows that will work ! I figure the best way to conquer my issues with yellow is just to keep trying new combos out till I totally nail it ! With Bogey on my side, surely I've got it in the bag with this piece !


I'm also on a roll with my popcorn scarf !!


I've finished my buckets! I've finished my buttery popcorn! Now I have 7 more labels to crochet and then I get to go nuts with some felt and craft glue to get my 'Pop!'s stuck on and voila! It will be ready to wear !
At the shops today, I DID consider buying a hot glue gun to use for my lettering... but me + boiling hot glue = visions of a trip to the hospital. So I decided to play it safe and go with the hobby glue
While I was out, I did have to take a little stroll down the yarn aisle and can we all just take a moment for this GORGEOUS azure baby yarn I spotted?!?



Ugh. Isn't it precious!! It's so deliciously soft and shiny and the blues are just so pretty. 6 balls came home with me
Definitely fully stocked on 'crojo' this week my friends!!
Lee xox

Sunday 8th July, 2018
Pop-pop-popcorn!

I don't think I've ever worked on a WIP that has made me salivate before ....



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Wednesday 4th July, 2018
Book #21 | Book #2 #classicfilmreading



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Sunday 1st July, 2018
Christmas in July!


Christmas in July has arrived!! What better way to celebrate than with a bobbly Chrissy tree ?!!
I know i'm starting to sound like a broken record, but honestly, bobbles are SO much fun!! If you haven't given them a go yet, I encourage you to get your hooks stuck into a tutorial ASAP !
This square is of course the second square in Repeat Crafter Me's amazing Christmas Character Afghan! So so happy I decided to carry on making this fabulous blanket and as suspected, the bobbles are taking no time to work up which is only getting me more and more excited to catch up to the others participating in the cal !
One thing i'm not so excited about.... I am yet to weave the ends in on either of these and uggghhhh not looking forward to it at all If only one had a little help...


Lee xox

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