Barisa — Crochet

Brilliant Black Beanies

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It started at the markets with the occasional person vaguely looking for a black beanie..I resisted... thinking that the colourful ones looked so great on everyone and they'd come round to my way of thinking... but now I concede the black beanies are cool... they go with everything and they're in a group all on their own. We are now making 100% New Zealand wool black crochet beanies they come decorated with bright buttons, or ask for a naked one (they come bare!) The photo has lightened them slightly..They're very black and the buttons are very bright. If you're not...

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Market Day

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It's great being in charge....I get to take the photo while Kels works. We are expecting a quiet day as the big travelling  craft show is also on elsewhere. Surprisingly the crochet is getting the most comments.

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Baby beanies stand the test of time

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This very cute baby beanie is the first of a few for the Little Vintage Market next Saturday. We already have 100% cotton headbands for babies up to a year old and a few of these will look cute and compliment the bands. They have to look of a 1920's cloche hat and start to use my supply of crochet flowers as a trim.

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Saturday ... it must be market day!

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Craft and Vintage Markets we'll be at over winter

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So now the madness of two different markets on consecutive weekends in June is over we are able to start planning for the next few months...The normal Little Big Market is on the first Saturday of each month and the Little Vintage Market is two weeks later on the third Saturday of each month. They're both at Mount Maunganui though they use two different venues and have different atmospheres. From now we have a realistic time-frame giving us time to replenish stock in between... There isn't much which goes to both markets so it's a case of ensuring we don't find...

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