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Daniel Simms from Newtownabbey with an example of his crochet creations

Daniel Simms from Newtownabbey with an example of his crochet creations

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Daniel Simms from Newtownabbey with an example of his crochet creations

Daniel Simms from Newtownabbey with an example of his crochet creations

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Daniel Simms from Newtownabbey with an example of his crochet creations

Daniel Simms from Newtownabbey with an example of his crochet creations

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Daniel Simms from Newtownabbey with an example of his crochet creations

While boys around Northern Ireland have binged on Netflix or delighted in free time to cultivate their PS4 skills, one Co Antrim 10-year old has got himself hooked on something completely different.

For Daniel Simms from Newtownabbey there has been no better way to spend the hours of lockdown by teaching himself how to crochet.

The result is a menagerie of lovingly crafted creatures and creations which are now threatening to overrun his home.