Tuesday, May 29, 2012


I am joining the lovely Melody over at "The House On The Side Of The Hill" for Tuesday Treasures. A few weeks back I found out a lovely girl named Marina who used to work with us and now living with her husband in Tokyo is pregnant. Marina is one year older than my Kate and I think of her as a surrogate daughter. Marina is due early December and it will be winter and very cold over in Tokyo so I decided I would love to make some warm crocheted things to send to her for the baby.  I came across this gorgeous book by Annie's Attic with "Cuddle Cocoons", I have never heard or seen of them before, have you ? To puchase this book in Australia the cost was $13.95 plus $7.50 postage so I decided to look at "The Book Depositoty" website in the UK and WOW what a surprise, I purchased The Cuddle Cocoons books for $8.33 with FREE postage, for those of you who don't know EVERYTHING is FREE postage from The Book Depository so it's well worth checking out before buying books locally. I was able to buy this so cheap I decided to check out what else they had in crochet for babies/toddlers. These Cuddle Cocoons won't take long to make as they are for babies 0-3 months old and are small.

I also bought this book by Darla Sims for $9.27, this little cardi is crocheted all in one piece and then sewn together, how clever is that, I can't wait to get started. It's the same pattern for all the cardi's in the book just adding collars, frills, etc.

This one has some cute projects to make including cardi's, ear hats, booties and a couple of rugs. This little book with 7 patterns was $3.67.

The fourth book I found and bought has gorgeous baby shoes to crochet. This is an Annie's Attic book as well and it was $8.33.

So I was able to purchase all four of these books for the total sum of $29.60, what a bargain. Thankyou Book Depositiory. I am so excited with all of my purchases and now to work out what I will make for Marina's baby, purchase the wool and get started.



  1. Fabulous buys and I agree Book Depository is fabulous.

  2. I agree with Mel. Great place and such cute books.

  3. Aww how cute are those little cocoons.. Can't wait to see what you make from your lovely books.

  4. Such adorable patterns , you will have such fun making these sweet things for the baby and many more babies in the future and all for quite a bargain :-)


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