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THE PURE GOLD OF SNOW

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MATERIALS

• One 25g ball of Twilley’s Goldfingering 3 ply yarn in gold (WG2)

• 2.50mm (UK 12/US B or C) crochet hook – see Note

• Needle for weaving in the ends

• Spray starch or PVA glue and paintbrush (stiffening)

“The snow is sparkling like a million little suns.” – Lama Willa Miller

Finished sizes: Frosty 6.25cm (2 1/2in); Crystal 9cm (3 1/2in); Sparkle 8.5cm (3 1/4in); Stellar 8.5cm (3 1/4in)

Note: Read all the instructions before starting. This is an intermediate skill-level project. Use only the yarn specified as other yarns are likely to produce different results. Twilleys Goldfingering comes in several other colours including white, light gold and silver and is available

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