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Anyone fancy knitting a Campervan Christmas Jumper?

Hot off the press just in time for you to knit up as Christmas present for your favourite Campervan enthusiast! (or you could keep it yourself).

This pattern is for a snuggly hooded jumper made in lovely soft chunky yarn.  It has extra long cuffs with a thumbhole to keep your hands toasty, a double thickness collar to stop the drafts and a hood to keep your ears warm. Perfect for slouching!

It’s a unisex design and goes from a 32″ up to a 44″ chest.  It’s not a baggy jumper so if you like a looser fit, go up a size.

The pattern is available as a PDF document via our online shop for a price of £1.99

Stay snug!

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Happy Halloween and a new Bunting page

Happy Halloween!

Anyone having a party tonight?

We’ve just added a new page to our site, this time for bunting.  All occasions catered for, Halloween, Christmas, Easter, Birthdays,Weddings – just let us know.

Here are Spooky and Boo just for Halloween

 

Happy Halloween!

Happy Halloween!

 

Yarndale and a new Campervan Pattern

Wow! What a weekend!  Who else went to Yarndale?  There was so much lovely stuff on offer it’s probably just as well I was on the Slightly Sheepish stall and not able to wander around spending because the goodies on offer were very VERY tempting!

I hope all of you who visited managed to get what you came for and more!

I’m already looking forward to next year.

I did manage to get my new pattern printed out for the occasion but didn’t get as far as putting it on the website until today so…

TaDa!

Here it is, a Campervan Bag based on the VW Splitty.  I made it in Freedom Echo Cotton which is made from recycled cotton fibres.  It only took 3 x 50g balls to make so you might even have some yarn at home that needs converting into something useful.  I’ve made it so it’s big enough to fit an iPad in but as my Hubby is the only one with an iPad in our house, he’d probably notice its absence and guess where I’d hidden it!

Hope you like it 🙂

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Campervan Bag based on the VW Splitscreen

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A cosy place to keep you iPad

Knit a Cushion Cover based on the VW Beetle / Bug

Phew, it’s been a busy few weeks over the summer holidays trotting around the VW events in our camper van but we’ve now finished the VDub season and I’m frantically trying to get ready for Yarndale, a wonderful woolly extravaganza which will be at Skipton Auction Mart  on the 28th and 29th September.

I thought I’d share my latest creation with you because even though we may have finished the VW season ourselves there is still plenty going on out there and my head is still full of ideas for woolly Dubs.

This latest pattern is based on the VW Beetle (or Bug if you prefer depending which side of the water you’re on).

I made the cushion cover using Wendy Serenity Super Chunky yarn which I love – it knits up fast, it’s really soft and you only need 3 x 100g balls to make the cover.

If you fancy having a go yourself you can get the PDF pattern from our shop for just £1.99.  Of course we sell Serenity Super Chunky yarn and needles too but lots of you have probably already got a plentiful supply at home just begging to be made into a cushion cover.

Happy knitting 🙂

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Knit yourself a VW Beetle / Bug Cushion!

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And on the other side

 

Win a Campervan Cushion Knitting Kit in our free to enter competition!

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Would you like a chance to win a knitting kit for one of our Splitty or Bay Campervan Cushions?  Just follow this link on our Facebook page to find out how to enter.  It’s free to enter so why not pop along and have a go?

The kit will include yarn, pattern, needles and a zip.  All you’ll need to finish is a cushion pad.

Good luck!

Campervan Cushion VW style!

Finally something VW biased in chunky yarn! This VW Splitty Style Campervan Cushion is super quick to knit!

Made in Wendy Serenity Super Chunky yarn which I have to say is really nice to work with and very soft and snuggly!

I decided to do a Splitty first but I’m working on a Bay version too so keep watching.

The cushion has front and back views.

Happy knitting!

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VW Splitty Campervan Cushion

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Lots of lovely colours to choose from!

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And a back view too.

Doodling with yarn

Sat at HandPicked Hall yesterday I started doodling with yarn, like you do, and found myself crocheting a flower garland (or is it bunting?).  Either way, it helped to keep me occupied and also seemed a good way to use up this odd bits of yarn.  I thought you might like to have a go yourselves so I’m sharing it by posting the pattern for free download on our website.  I’d love to see any photos so please share them on our blog, Facebook or Twitter accounts.crochet flower garland 001

Is it Spring yet?

Well, the weather here in Skipton, North Yorkshire had been very undecided as has my wardrobe!  Not quite ready to pack away the winter woollies yet.

With Spring in mind I designed and made this crocheted flower cushion cover earlier in the year and took it to Handpicked Hall where it had so many people asking if I had a pattern for it that, well, I had to make a pattern for it!  If you would like to make one yourself, you can get the pattern for £1.99 from our website and if you do make one we would love to see a picture either here on our blog or on our Facebook page 

Happy crocheting

Sheepy x

 

Going Slightly Sheepish

We have evolved into Slightly Sheepish having dipped our toes into the world of the VW Campervan with SnuginaDub and discovered along the way that many of its devoted followers, like ourselves, love making things.  We came up with some little felt craft kits to make Dangly Dubs and some knitting patterns to make VW inspired woolly creations.  We have also found cross stitch kits and knitting kits.

We also found some gorgeous knitting needles and crochet hooks, not to mention wonderful yarn from the lovely people at Thomas B. Ramsden who make Wendy and Twilleys of Stamford Knitting Yarn. Knit a VW Campervan Egg Cosy

VW Campervan Felt Craft Kit - Dangly Dubs

Please come to our little store and have a good look around 🙂

 

Welcome to Slightly Sheepish

Welcome to Slightly Sheepish, our lovely woolly inspired shop full of gorgeous yarns, beautiful knitting needles, crochet hooks and patterns.  We hope you will enjoy browsing our pages and if you can’t find what your looking for, please do get in touch and we will try our very best to help.

Thank you

Slightly Sheepish

 

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