Bruno the Bear - Rico Crochet Kit

Rico Bruno the Bear Crochet Kit Review

I couldn’t resist the Bruno the Bear Crochet Kit by Rico. You get everything you need to crochet a lovely multi coloured teddy bear, except for the stuffing. As well as the cotton aran yarn, you get a  3.5mm crochet hook, needle and neckerchief.

Where to find craft magazines in Dublin

I love reading craft magazines. At a cost of 7-9 euro each, this can easily become an expensive habit! Luckily I often have gift vouchers so I can get my fix without feeling guilty. Despite the huge variety of craft magazines available, many newsagents don’t stock them unfortunately. Here are some shops in Dublin that have a good selection:

Crochet Teddy Bears by Craft Fix

Crochet teddy bear patterns

Crochet teddy bears have a lovely old school charm to them. There are loads of patterns available, but I was surprised at how difficult it was to find a decent crochet teddy bear pattern that turned out well.

Casting On

My name’s Janine & I’m a craftaholic. Books, magazines, websites, craft shops – I get my craft “fix” wherever I can.

It’s been 3 years since I last wrote a blog post. But hopefully you never forget how to do it, a bit like knitting. 🙂