Knitted baubles

Knitted baubles

Did you see the knitted baubles on Kirstie Allsop’s Christmas show, last week?Knitted baubles

Dancing Around the Tree pattern is an extract taken from 55 Christmas Balls to Knit by Arne and Carlos, published by Search Press, rrp £12.99, ISBN 9781844487813. Available at http://www.searchpress.com

I thought this year’s Kirstie Allsop Christmas show a great improvement on last year’s, featuring so many more achievable crafts. Gifts and goodies you might actually want to make and give. Read the rest of this entry

ATC received

Look what came through my letter box a couple of days ago!

Amazing fabric ATC

Amazing fabric ATC

It quite puts my latest ATC (artistic trading card for the swap organised by Ali of VeryBerryHandmade) to shame and has given me the impetus to produce something really special next time. Read the rest of this entry

Puppy love

Puppy love

I think I can finally see some light at the end of a present making tunnel!

May I present Perry. Perry the Puppy

Crochet puppy

He is destined for a recent addition to our extended family. Two year old Oscar. Read the rest of this entry

Seasonal ATC

This is my latest ATC for this seasons ATC swap run by Ali over at veryberryhandmade.

Shooting Star fabric ATC

Shooting Star fabric ATC

The topic was ‘winter sparkle’. My secret recipient had requested an ATC that wasn’t Christmas or religious based. Read the rest of this entry

3 mice and a bunny

3 mice and a bunny

Do you remember Brenda the Ballerina mouse?
Ballerina Mouse
She was made towards the end of last summer. You can read about her here

Well now she has been joined by two identical sisters. Read the rest of this entry

Christmas Tree Garland

Christmas Tree Garland

A good while back ( too long for me to admit to!) Lisa at White Tree Fabrics sent me this little bundle. I had promised to make something Christmasy.

These fabrics are one of the charming fat quarter packs. This is a Christmas one but there are many to choose from including some lovely Tilda fabric ones Read the rest of this entry

Socks in progress

These are my current socks in progress.

Long socks in Sidar Crofter DK

Long socks in Sidar Crofter DK

They were mostly knitted on planes somewhere between here and Thailand. All the long haul regulars were asleep. I was awake with my knitting and a whole heap of Colin Firth films to watch on the inflight entertainment. Read the rest of this entry

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