Tag Archive: craft

What’s A Little Amigurumi Amongst Friends?

Inspired by the television programme, Miranda and her many references to ‘fruit friends’, I decided to make some woolly chums of my own and what could be better than a clutch of very… Continue reading

Keep Tepid Tea Times at Bay with Your Friendly, Neighbourhood Owl Cosy

Being avidly into knitting and seriously short of cash, I decided to make a tea cosy for two lovely friends as a housewarming gift. If you are keen to make one yourself, there… Continue reading

Norwegian Mitts

I am experiencing a backlog in knitting projects, so shall summarise a couple. Project Four – Norwegian Mittens [two yarn colours, stranding in, floats, picking up stitches, following pattern grid] My favourite and… Continue reading

Third Time’s a Charm

Project Three – Aviator Cap [increases, decreases, ear flaps, buttonhole] Yes, I agree, I’m a glutton for punishment to choose yet another child’s hat. But I found this cute pattern from Ravelry and… Continue reading

Error Squared

Project Two – Baby’s Hat II [rib, stockinette, in-the-round] Following the semi-success of my first item, I decided to have another crack at the same pattern in order to ‘perfect’ it. See below…spot… Continue reading

Micro Knits

The world and its wife cannot have failed to notice that knitting has experienced a rapid and healthy rebirth in the past few years, particularly amongst the young and hip. It appealed to… Continue reading