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Knitted Rainbow Colour Wheel Clock

Knitted Rainbow Colour Wheel Clock

                Knitted Rainbow Colour Wheel Clock Whilst perusing Poundstretcher the other day I spotted a cheap and cheerful clock.  Thinking perhaps that I could “bling” it up a bit I made my rash purchase (£1.99!) and headed home to rummage

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Noggin :) Super Chunky Hand Knitted Campervan Beanie Bobble Hats

Noggin :) Super Chunky Hand Knitted Campervan Beanie Bobble Hats

                I love super chunky yarn!  I loose interest far too quickly if I knit with anything less than Double Knit weight yarn so Super Chunky is a firm favourite.  I’ve made up many designs for patterns using Wendy Serenity

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Campervan Travels Cushion goes supersize!

                I’ve been itching to have a go at knitting the Campervan Travels Countryside Cushion in super chunky yarn on big needles, no change to the pattern size just BIG! This is the outcome, knitted in a super chunky yarn

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Holly & Snowflake swap their winter dresses for Halloween Costumes

                Halloween is almost here and Holly and Snowflake are getting ready to go out trick or treating.  They’ve decided that their Holly and Snowflake dresses aren’t quite right for the occasion and have asked me to make them some

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A Festival Blanket for Glastonbury

A Festival Blanket for Glastonbury

I’ve taken a short break from my knitting needles and crochet hook to enable me to blow the dust off my sewing machine and engineer myself a Festival Blanket! I say engineer because I kept thinking of things to add to it. The result will no doubt

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Chubby Dub Crochet Pattern for a Diddy Campervan

Chubby Dub Crochet Pattern for a Diddy Campervan

This little Chubby Dub Campervan may only be diddy but he’s got character! He measures approximately 10cm (4 inches) long and 6cm (just over 2 inches) tall. To make him you’ll need: Materials: 4mm crochet hook oddments of Double Knitting yarn (I used three colours: Red, White

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Half Price patterns for May Day 2017!

Half Price patterns for May Day 2017!

Just for today we are offering HALF PRICE on all our knitting, sewing and crochet patterns so if you’d like to create a little woolly DubLuv and make your own Campervan or Beetle inspired goodies, please come and have a browse around our store: www.slightly-sheepish.com/shop and then enter the

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Easter Egg Hunt Crochet Along ( CAL )

My friend Emma and I have been working on a crochet along for Thomas B. Ramsden, the name behind Wendy, Robin and Peter Pan yarns.  Our theme is based around an Easter Egg Hunt.  Between us we’ve come up with patterns to make Chick, Rabbit and Flower

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Can’t knit on short needles because you knit with a needle under one arm?

Can’t knit on short needles because you knit with a needle under one arm?

I’ve always been very envious of Sock Knitters. “Why would that be?” I hear you ask.  It’s because I cannot (no matter how hard I try) knit on short needles therefore, circular needles, DPNs and anything knitted “in the round” are like tantalising fruit, just out of

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Snowflake and Holly, The Winter Fairies

Snowflake and Holly, The Winter Fairies

So, we’re on the run up to Christmas and the Winter Fairies are very excited about it!  They are both hoping to find new Christmas Trees to live in this winter, preferably in a warm and cosy home.  If you’d like Snowflake or Holly to come and

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Party on Girls!

Party on Girls!

‘Tis the season for partying so Anna-May and Elsa-Beth have cast aside their winter woollies in favour of party dresses, new shoes, bags and of course a wrap so they don’t get completely frozen! This knitting pattern is available FREE throughout December 2016 when you purchase the knitting

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Happy Halloween! Trick or Treat?

I wanted to crochet something for Halloween but like the idea of making it useful as well as decorative. Here is the result…..looks pretty straightforward doesn’t it?  Just a pretty ordinary Witch’s hat? Aha! But it has a secret! Just lift up the top and you have a crocheted bowl,

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