Archive for the Just for fun! Category

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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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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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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Sheep Dip Island Resort – crocheted happy place!

Sheep Dip Island Resort – crocheted happy place!

I’ve had so much fun creating this! The Sheep first made an appearance at Yarndale last year and they seem to have been well loved.  They’ve had a busy year and I thought that they might appreciate a break.  So, here it is – Sheep Dip Island!

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Yan, Tan and Tethera, the dangly crocheted sheep from Yarndale

Yan, Tan and Tethera, the dangly crocheted sheep from Yarndale

Yarndale 2015 was a very busy occasion!  These little sheep made their first public appearance there and seemed to enjoy themselves immensely (though they get a little boisterous when excited!).  I’d made some extras which sold out almost straight away so I thought I’d share the pattern

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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 Bauble “Dub Ball” Free Knitting Pattern!

This PDF knitting pattern is to make a Campervan Bauble Christmas tree decoration.  Mine was about the size of a tennis ball and made from scraps of double knitting yarn (DK) on two 3mm (UK11) knitting needles. You can of course knit in the round on double

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Doodling with yarn

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

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