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About WonkyZebra

WonkyZebra and I have collected tons of patterns over the years. Before this was fashionable and the whole “vintage” thing happened, it was just considered to be a funny sort of hoarding; a bit “anorak” to use one of the slightly mocking terms us English specialise in. Now it is a wonderful source of lost treasure in the online textile universe; who would have guessed! It was quite a relief to find there are many others “out there” who appreciate a good pattern-and maybe even enjoy using them! I think it is a good thing anyone can get access to the designs instead of just those lucky enough to find them in gran’s workbox or charity shops. So, here we are with all our hoard, trying to make it all available as fast as we can…hooves don’t help much so it is down to me. I squeeze it in between actual crocheting, knitting, life, and other sundries. Vintage patterns; PDFs for sale at http://wonkyzebra.etsy.com

MonoChrome

Black and white, always eye catching and in clothing usually chic; or smart at the very least. Hence a ubiquitous combo in workwear of all kinds (and understandably a favourite of WonkyZebra).     WZ157           … Continue reading

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Party On

Continuing on from my last post… here are some pretty dresses for more of an evening party. Perfect for “evening reception” wedding invites,  or just for a night out! Some are already in full on sparkle mode; others partyfied by … Continue reading

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A Grand Day Out…

Well – the weather is better here in WonkyZebra land… lots of pretty spring flowers and sunshine… all very uplifting and happy making. Time for some pretty dresses; maybe with a little jacket to keep the chill out though!   … Continue reading

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Tops, Tees and Shells

I have just been scanning some summer tops … OK I know our English summer is almost over – but it is always summer (or hot) somewhere-WZ is intercontinental,  LOL.                   These … Continue reading

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Festival Days…

Hello everyone… long time no blog… been a busy WonkyZebra. Well – here are my thoughts for you now; on a summer theme (we have to try, despite out lovely weather!) so including some pretty dresses and festival creations. Crochet … Continue reading

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Fresh Things for Spring

At last some spring weather in WonkyZebraLand! Excellent news for those of us looking for a different thing to crochet; there are only so many cosy hats and blankets you can make before feeling the need to use some cotton … Continue reading

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Happy New Year from WonkyZebra!

Hopefully everyone’s creative batteries have recharged and are ready for some new projects. The reindeer sweaters were very popular this year and judging by the staff in Sainsbury’s supermarket, it looks like quite a tradition of “Christmas sweater wearing” is developing. … Continue reading

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