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Now that the clocks have changed, and it feels like there is more night than day in the week (particularly if your job keeps you inside for most of the day!), the best way to fight the winter blues is with a riot of colour and fun, which is what the Crochet Now designers and I have tried to bring you this month!

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Challenge yourself to make something a little different with Zoe Potrac's amazing sparkle filled Carousel cushion, or bring the Big Top into your home with Melinda Miller's Roundabout Ripple Blanket. If you really want to welcome colour into your life, Cassie Ward's Colourful Boho Cardigan is a must make this month! It has a comfy, slouchy feel that is combined with a trendy colour palette and style that is fun to make, and even more fun to wear!

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Behind on your Christmas crochet this month? We have that covered too with plenty of last-minute gift ideas that you can make in as little as a few hours! Kate Rowell's Winter Warmer scarf uses just one ball of yarn and can be made in front of the TV, and Sachiyo Ishii's Chris Mouse (get it?) and teddy are the perfect duo for the scraps in your stash. Keep an eye out for the stamp on the pattern pages for more ideas!

This month, we're excited to be talking to Stephanie Lau of All About Ami in our Designer Sketchbook, and regular columnist Kerry Lord of TOFT shares her top tips for making small toys, which you can put right to the test with her Bill the Mini Frog pattern!

Finally, UK readers are in for a treat this month with our official Crochet your own Mr. Men and Little Miss 2019 Diary, including patterns for 12 of our favourite characters!  

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