Stardust Cardigan

Stardust Cardigan by Jenny Watson A simple baby cardigan , perfect for a new born. Started: 21st June 2020 Finished: 28th June 2020 Pattern Link: https://www.wyspinners.com/Bo%20Peep%20-%20Story%20Book Yarn Used: West Yorkshire Spinners – Bo Peep (Double Knit weight) 147 yards Colourway: Tooth Fairy – 98 yards Tin Man – 47 yards Tools Used: 4mm needle AContinue reading “Stardust Cardigan”

Knitted Chevron Baby Blanket

Knitted Chevron blanket by Jacinta Bowie Super squishy baby blanket in soft farmlands wool, perfect for a new born! Started: 13th April 2020 Finished: 28th June 2020 Pattern Link: http://www.wyspinners.com/Bo%20Peep%20Knitted%20Zig%20Zag%20Baby%20Blanket%20Kit Yarn Used: West Yorkshire Spinners – Bo Peep (Double Knit weight) 735 yards / 672 metres Colourway: Sea Horse – 352 yards / 322 metresContinue reading “Knitted Chevron Baby Blanket”

Caitlin the Giraffe

Caitlin the Giraffe by Toft The cutest little giraffe! Started: 21st June 2020 Finished: 28th June 2020 Pattern Link: https://www.toftuk.com/ Yarn Used: Toft Aran 314 yards / 287 metres Colourway: Oatmeal – 208 yards / 190 metres Camel – 105 yards / 96 metres Tools Used: 6mm hook A mini-blog This is my second CaitlinContinue reading “Caitlin the Giraffe”

Sandrine Shawl #1

Sandrine #1 My first foray into crocheted garments! Started: 3rd April 2020 Finished: 10th June 2020 Pattern Link: https://www.facebook.com/groups/crochetwithgaelle/?ref=share Yarn Used: Sirdar Eco Wool (Double Knit weight) and Juniper Moon Farm Herriot 523 yards / 479 metres Colourway: Eco Wool – Dark Grey – 306 yards / 280 metres Juniper Moon – 218 yards /Continue reading “Sandrine Shawl #1”

Toft Inflexsions Shawl

Inflexions Shawl My first attempt at Mosaic knitting Started: 24th May 2020 Finished: 7th June 2020 Pattern Link: https://www.toftuk.com/PD.aspx?product=Knit_Kits/Shawl_Kits/-Inflexions_Shawl Yarn Used: Toft DK wool Just under two balls – 1 of each colour Colourway: 172 yards cream 192 yards oatmeal A mini blog I picked up a copy of the Spring 2018 Toft Quarterly atContinue reading “Toft Inflexsions Shawl”

Marled Mania Sweater

West Knits Marled Mania Sweater A super colourful West Knits sweater! Started: 9th May 2020 Finished: 31st May 2020 Pattern Link: https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/marled-mania-sweater (please note, Ravelry only link) Yarn Used: Colourful Creativity Smooth Sock yarn – main colours c. 1000 yards Filcolana Arwetta Classic – contrast colours I c. 900 yards, II c. 460 yards Colourway:Continue reading “Marled Mania Sweater”

Courteeners Cushion

Courteeners cushion A personalised birthday present for a Courteeners fan! Started: 4th May 2020 Finished: 10th May 2020 Pattern Link: This was a self-designed pattern Yarn Used: Drops Nepal 181 yards in total Colourway: Cream, Black and Red Mini blog My brother made a throw away comment a few weeks ago that I couldn’t makeContinue reading “Courteeners Cushion”

Isolation Project #1

As we approach the end of week 4 of the lockdown in the UK I’ve found myself turning more and more to knitting and crochet. My Ravelry page tells me I’ve got about 10 projects on the go at the moment, but none of them were jumping out to me to get finished, and theContinue reading “Isolation Project #1”

All the bubbles…

My last post was in January… where has the time gone? It’s April 2020 and like most of the World we’re in lockdown. Not only is this the best way to stay safe it also means I’m getting lots of extra hours of crafting done – more on that in future blogs. Today’s post isContinue reading “All the bubbles…”

Honeycomb crochet blanket

Honeycomb blanket My first crochet blanket! Started: 3rd August 2019 Finished: 10th April 2020 Pattern Link: https://www.stylecraft-yarns.co.uk/Bellissima+DK+Pattern+9614+Honeycomb+Blanket+and+Cushion/0_CAFA103/PRND167.htm Yarn Used: Special Stylecraft Aran 3,130 metres in total (16 skeins) Colourway: Graphite, Silver and Spice Mini blog My local yarn shop, Ammonite Yarns were selling this as a kit. Since learning to crochet I really wanted toContinue reading “Honeycomb crochet blanket”