Yearly archive for 2014

Black Friday or Happy Friday?

Black Friday or Happy Friday?

It’s not BlackFriday here at Slightly-Sheepish, it’s Happy Friday! We’re giving you a 50% discount on our knitting, sewing and crochet patterns until 9am (GMT) tomorrow! Come and browse the website. Once decided just enter “Happy Friday” in the “apply coupon” box at checkout. Happy shopping and

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Hug-a-Bug, the crocheted Beetle

Hug-a-Bug, the crocheted Beetle

Who can resist the classic VW Beetle? My Husband had an orange Beetle as his first car.  My eldest son, now 17, wants a Beetle as his first car too! With it’s friendly shape, the VW Beetle was the inspiration for my latest crochet pattern, the Hug-a-Bug.

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Surf Bus Campervan Tapestry Pattern and Kit

Surf Bus Campervan Tapestry Pattern and Kit

This “Surf Bus” is one three campervan designs which my very clever Dad has created (he’s also done a Bay and a T25 but I’m leaving those as a surprise for another day!). We thought this design would look great as a cushion front so we’ve created a

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Campervan Themed Knit and Crochet Kits now on the website!

Phew! It’s been a little hectic lately! I had lots of design commissions for “Wendy” Yarns Then we had Yarndale which was a wonderful woolly festival here in Skipton! So many people at Yarndale were already buying Christmas presents (sorry, am I allowed to say the “C”

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Rainbow Campervans

Not long now until Yarndale which of course is all things woolly.  Felt is woolly too but I’ve put down the knitting needles and crochet hook and picked up my sewing needle instead to make these little Campervan Decorations. I thought you might like to have a go

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Yarndale – The Egg Cosy Challenge

Yarndale – The Egg Cosy Challenge

We will be at Yarndale again this year – a fantastic woolly event held at Skipton Auction Mart, North Yorkshire, 27th and 28th September 2014. Yarndale will be helping to raise valuable funds for the charity Macmillian Nurses by selling Egg Cosies made by you and also

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Campervan Cushion Cover Competition – last few days!

Campervan Cushion Cover Competition – last few days!

Just in case you missed the Facebook posts on Slightly-Sheepish and SnuginaDub we are running another competition to win either a finished Knitted Campervan Cushion Cover or a kit to knit one yourself. If you’d like to enter all you need to do is send an email to

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Sew your own Campervan Bag

Sew your own Campervan Bag

Up ’til now I’ve created woolly orientated campervan patterns and I fancied a bit of a change so thought I’d dig out my sewing machine. The end result is this Campervan Bag which I’ve based on the VW Splitscreen. The V shaped nose seemed to lend itself

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Knit your own Campervan

Knit your own Campervan

Have you ever wanted to knit your own campervan?  I couldn’t resist having a go at knitting a 3D campervan. The campervan is made using double knitting yarn and surrounds a framework of plastic canvas. At 30cm long there is plenty of room in there for a

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Crochet your own Campervan

Up until now most of my Campervan projects have been knitted so I thought it was time to give crochet a go. I’ve had the idea of making a 3D model of a Campervan in the back of my mind for a while and crochet seemed like

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