Mini Festive Elf

Elf, Toft Miniture Dolls collection The cutest little elf for the festive season! Started: 25th October 2020 Finished: 28th October 2020 Pattern Link: https://www.toftuk.com/PD.aspx?product=Dolls/Mini_Dolls/-Mini_Elf_Doll Yarn Used: Toft DK wool c. 100g in total Colourway: Skin tone – Oatmeal Hair – Chestnut Main clothing colour – green Contrast clothing colour – Cream Mini blog As aContinue reading “Mini Festive Elf”

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”

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”

Christmas cast-on day 6

We made it – day 6, and the final day of my cast-on adventure! I’ve really enjoyed starting some small projects that have been hanging around in my stash for quite some time, I’m a big fan of knitting ‘out and about’ so these will be perfect for taking to coffee shops (and also perfectContinue reading “Christmas cast-on day 6”

Christmas cast-ons

Last year I cast on a small project for ‘me’ on Christmas Eve, I’m not one for mounds of yarn being turned into Christmas gifts, but I’d been working on a few projects for others last year so it was nice to make something just for me. I planned the same for this year butContinue reading “Christmas cast-ons”

April week 14

Staycation = perfect for crafting! Week 14 – 1st to 7th April Projects cast-on = 2 Projects finished = 1 Days knit = 7 Hours knitting = 28 hours Two new projects started this week and one finished too! It’s been a great week of rest at home which has led to lots of knittingContinue reading “April week 14”

March week 13

What a difference a week makes with a bit of focus and direction! Three finished projects this week – yes that’s right, three! Week 13 – 25th to 31st March Projects cast-on = 1 Projects finished = 3 Days knit = 6 Hours knitting = 13 hours Three official ‘finished objects’ all blocked and sewnContinue reading “March week 13”

March week 11 and 12

Life got in the way… I missed a week of blogging… I was out all day last Sunday so had planned to blog on Monday, but then that became Tuesday, which became Wednesday… (you get the picture!) so sit back and read this weeks bumper edition! Week 11 – 11th to 17th March Projects cast-onContinue reading “March week 11 and 12”

February and March Week 9

I’ve done it! Another week has past and I’ve finally done it… week 9 of 2019 and I’ve crafted everyday! I’ve had a week at home with no work travel and despite a pretty crazy week I’ve made sure I found at least 30 minutes each day for a little crafting. Let’s see if IContinue reading “February and March Week 9”

February week 8

Finally… it’s cast-off! It’s been a great week and I’ve finally cast-off the baby blanket! Week 8 – 18th Feb to 24th Feb Projects cast-on = 0 Projects finished = 0 Days knit = 5 Hours knitting = 19 hours A week of knitting for 7 days still alludes me, but some focus at theContinue reading “February week 8”