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12 November 2013

A Week of Cherries



Well, I had a 'Month of Puffs', so why not a 'Week of Cherries'?

If you're wondering what a week of cherries might possibly be about, apart from, obviously, cherries, let me explain...

Do you remember a while ago I released a new shawl pattern, Cherry Kisses?  So happy was I with those dingly dangly little cherries that my mind went on many a cherry related flight of fancy and ideas aplenty popped themselves up.  They also fascinated Little Miss and so I absolutely had to oblige her with something a little more child friendly, but no less lacking in cherry goodness.

The results were a cutie little beanie hat you see above and a super snuggly and swishy scarf.  Swishy because you have to swish around in it so that you can see the cherries fly through the air and swing around and about you as you skip along.  (So I've been told anyway.)





You might be able to tell, if you scroll through these pictures here, I actually dreamt and hooked up these warming goodies some time ago, when it was sunny and bright.  It's taken me quite a while to get myself and these patterns together.  But finally I have. 

As she and me were and are so excited by all this cherry cheerfulness and I'm so thrilled that I managed to get my thoughts for these patterns down on paper for all to see at last, I've decided that some sort of celebration is in order. 

Which means good things for you, Dear Reader!

Let me pass on a little of my excitement and see if I can't get you all whipped up about keeping warm with a cherry on top this winter too...

There's much to tell you, so stayed tuned and read carefully, I don't want you to miss anything!


To celebrate all things cherry
I am offering a wonderful 25% discount on my new patterns, 
the Cherry Topper hat and the Cherry Blushes scarf, 
until the end of November.  All you need to do is follow the links and enter the code below when you checkout.  Easy.

You can use the code to get the discount on just one of the patterns, 
or even better, buy both and you'll save on both.


: : CHERRY TOPPER : :


More details on the Cherry Heart Boutique page: Cherry Topper

(You don't need to be a member to buy)

25% Discount code:-  CHERRYG1R7
(Enter at checkout to receive 25% discount from now until the end of November - GMT)

: : CHERRY BLUSHES : :


More details on the Cherry Heart Boutique page: Cherry Blushes

(You don't need to be a member to buy)

25% Discount code:-  CHERRYG1R7
(Enter at checkout to receive 25% discount from now until the end of November - GMT)


I think they'd both make a pretty cool Christmas present for little girls and the hat is available in 4 sizes, so the largest will fit most adults and of course a scarf is so easy to make a little longer if you need to.
(Just in case you fancy a set too!)


Next up is a chance to win one of these hats for yourself or a little one and help a very good cause in the meantime...

A little while ago Louise contacted me about a task she's undertaken to raise money for The Anthony Nolan Trust which is a charity that works to fight blood cancer.  I was pleased to be able to offer something to help with her great cause and I would like to ask you to take a moment to think about helping her too.

Louise is running a raffle in which ticket holders can win wonderful handmade goodies, including two of my Cherry Topper hats.  There is a teen/adult size as well as a babies 6-12 month size to be won.

If you'd like to be in with a chance of winning and help Louise raise some money you can check out her links below:

Follow Louise on IG for updates on prizes:  LouiseAlexandra78
Visit Louise's Money Giving page to buy raffle tickets or to donate:  Louise Moorhouse's Fundraising page

Good luck Louise!


Last, but by no means least, there is more to come in the 'Week of Cherries' and to entice you back again, here's a teaser...


So excited about this one, l'm loving the cross stitch.

So, stay tuned this week for another new cherry related pattern (for the grown ups this time) and some more money saving discounts.  Yippee!




S x





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13 comments:

  1. How pretty - I have two little neices who would love to swish the cherries around! I will pop over to have a look at the pattern. Lily. xxx

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  2. Adorable blog Sandra. I'm following with much pleasure. You do so lovely cuties.
    have a great week
    mimma

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  3. Aww these are just the sweetest patterns! ♥ Little Miss looks absolutely gorgeous, such pretty braids too! :-) Just what I needed, some cherry love on this gloomy day :-) xxxx

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  4. What an adorable little cherry decorated beanie hat and matching scarf! Little miss looks perfect in it!
    I'm a big cross-stitch fan too!

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  5. So very cute! I don't have any little girls to crochet for, but I really could make a set for myself!

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  6. Everything you do puts me "over the moon"! I don't know any little girls right now but I know one grandmother (ME!) who is going to make one for herself! I have loved cherries all my life in any way shape or form and then when you combine my fav color combo....turquoise and red? I almost keeled over with joy! Plus a discount on the pattern? Merry Christmas to me! LOL! I hope you specify the yarn you used in your pattern.....I don't want anything to go wrong! LOL! Thank you for all the joy!

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  7. So sweet. All of the are so lovely :-)

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  8. I am in love with dingly- dangly cherries they look fab on your scarf. Jo x

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  9. What a lovely scarf and hat. I have also just finished a scarf for my daughter.
    I'm already loving your teaser, cant wait to see what it is !! I have also tried crosstitching on to crochet and love the result also.


    xEva

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  10. Love that little whit felt flower with the wee beads! Look forward to the teaser, too.

    Sheila

    http://sheilazachariae.blogspot.com/2013/11/technicolor-granny-blanket-2nd-pattern.html

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  11. What a cheery winter set! I'm so tempted to make three of each, for me and my two gals, taking 'twee' to new heights! ;-) Chrissie x

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  12. So sweet ... great colour combos too! The cross stitch looks enticing....

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