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 for inspiration amongst “The Stash”. This is the end result, a Rainbow Colour Wheel Clock. I’m sure you guys will come […]
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 on a pair of 10mm needles. I’ve added a simple border and I’m now the happy […]
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 new costumes. They both wanted to be witches and as they are the best of friends they […]
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 make me look completely ridiculous (hubby thinks I […]
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 and Grey). a small amount of stuffing two […]
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 themed baskets to collect eggs in. We have […]
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 live with you this festive season you can […]
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 pattern for the dolls, “Here Come the Girls” […]
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, the perfect place to hide your Trick or […]
Who’s hoping for minions of Easter eggs? (Day 4)
This is the final post on making a crocheted Minion to hide your secret Easter Egg chocolate stash in! Today we’re making his arms and finishing off. If you’d like to catch up, Day 1 tells you everything you need to know about materials and abbreviations. The posts are here: Day 1 – Lower body Day […]
Who’s hoping for Minions of Easter Eggs?! (Day 3)
This is part 3 of the instructions on how to make this little blue and yellow guy. He’s very well trained in helping you hide your secret Easter Egg chocolate stash. Here are the links if you’ve missed the previous posts, Day 1 (Lower Body), Day 2 (Head, Eyes and Goggles). Today we’re making his […]
Who’s hoping for Minions of Easter Eggs?! (Day 1)
Me? Personally I don’t find chocolate remotely despicable but neither do my teenagers so I have to resort to hiding what I consider to be “mine”. This Minion is helping me out. I’ve told the teens that he’s a crochet hook holder but actually he’s hiding my chocolate egg in there – shush, don’t tell them! […]