I was very lucky to get a free ticket to the handmade fair courtesy of my friend Odd Bobbin. She’s into anything Vintage, sewing and basically anything arty! Off we went, after school drop off to Hampton Court Palace. We had a system with the shopping tents – around the outside, then up the middle… Read More The Handmade fair
I am very lucky to live in a part of the UK that loves Crochet and Yarn. Last year the local college about 3 miles down the road had a Yarn Festival called …. wait for it….. Festiwool! Did I go – I hear you ask? Well I bought the tickets, arranged with a friend… Read More Yarnbombing the local town (Unfortunately not by me!)!
I came to the realisation that I need to sort out exactly what yarn I own. This would then hopefully avoid those moments in a yarn shop when you can’t remember what you’ve got…. well that’s the plan anyway! I emptied by Haberdashers chest with the help of the little people and then “what have… Read More Sorting the Stash and realising…….
A little later than planned, but here is my pattern for a shark tail. The shark was made when my son wanted a mermaid tail kind of thing like his sister had – but being a boy – didn’t actually want to be a mermaid (Mermaid tail pattern can be found here)! And the Alligator here!… Read More Eaten by a Shark – The pattern …. finally