Karen Rogers

A change is a good as a rest?

Hello, I hope you are all doing as well as you can in the challenging times and that you are…

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StraightCurves 2020 CAL Blanket Launch

As you may have spotted on our facebook page last night we have launched our first blanket crochet along that…

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Stock in Stock for online sales

Hello, Please BEAR with us as we try to temporarily and non-technologically become an online shop more than we were…

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Going Online…

Hello, we hope you are all well and safely tucked up at home. We have been making lots of changes…

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Finish Off February Update

Hello, thought I would share some of the loveliness that has been going on in our facebook group for Finish…

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Sharing the love…

  Hello and Happy Valentines. I saw this image on instagram and wondered if it would be a good starting…

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Finish Off February

Last year we ran a small Finish Off February with just two members and we loved it. So this year…

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12 Makes of Christmas

  Check out our 12 makes of Christmas this year for some festive fun and a truly handmade Christmas.  …

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Behind the Scenes

Hello, I am always getting asked what I make in my spare time (lol) anyway here’s a sneaky peek into…

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Get Creative this October Half Term

Here’s what we have planned for October Half Term folks, you can click on the session title to book your…

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Drawing of Karen Rodgers, owner of StraightCurves and all of her loves

What makes us, us.

An usual blog topic for me today but every summer I spend some time reviewing how things are going and…

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Summer Kids Sessions

Sorry for delay just realised I hadn’t posted the list on here yet so you can have it all in…

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Crocheted Cat Cave

  Having recently moved house I am more than aware of the current size of my yarn stash and decided…

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Easter Egg Competition Winners

Here they are folks our 5 winners to our 2019 design an Easter Egg Competition! We are not sharing names…

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Get Creative this May Half Term

Here’s what we have planned for May Half Term folks, you can click on the links where it says spaces…

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As-You-Go Blanket

Hope you all had a fantastic Easter weekend and got lots of crafting done. I have finally finished my as-you-go…

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Get Creative this Easter

<< UPDATED 11 APRIL >> Here’s an update on what has space available still this Easter, you can click on…

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Finish off February

As you may already be aware unfinished projects are my forte and I have quite a few so in February…

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Pom-Pom Tastic!

Pom-poms are fantastic, very easy to make and you don’t need any fancy equipment either – just a pair of…

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Kids Half Term Sessions

Our kids activities for February Half Term are now bookable online. Here is the full list please use our crafty…

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February Weekend Workshops

We have so many great workshops coming up every weekend in February that I just had to write about it…

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Karen’s Cats

Just a quick and a little sad note about my cat babies, as you may already know they have both…

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StraightCurves Advent Calendar 2018

Each day in December for our advent calendar we will be posting a little something for you on our facebook…

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Christmas Children’s Activities

All our fantastic activities for those aged 2 to 102 for Christmas Holiday are now bookable online, why not take…

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Crochet Virus Shawl – UK Translation

Having stumbled over this gorgeous free crochet shawl pattern while researching my wedding I could not leave it unmade with…

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October Half Term Children’s Activities

All our fantastic activities for those aged 2 to 102 for October Half Term are now bookable online, why not…

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Working with 4 ply yarn…

4 ply quite frankly is something that never appealed to me and was a little scary too, however I do…

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New After School Clubs for September 2018!

We are so excited about our new programme of after school clubs at the studio, there are not one but…

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Crochet in Callela

Hello, Its be a busy few weeks in the studio catching up before and after my holiday in Callela but…

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JumpingCLAY mini makes

Children’s Summer Holiday 2018

All our fantastic activities for those aged 2 to 102 for the summer holiday are now bookable online, why not…

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