Happy New Year everybody!! I’m sure I’m not the only crafty person who has decided to make a list of resolutions for the new year; so here are mine 🙂 1. Finish at least two UFO’s I was trying to find some notions in my little shelves of wonder and came across two UFO’s that… Continue reading My 2017 Crafting Resolutions
For the past couple of years I’ve been planning to make a Christmas sweater for the boy featuring the main character from his favourite Christmas movie: Die Hard. (Die Hard is totally a Christmas movie btw, it’s set during an office Christmas party!) Anyway, I decided this year was the THE year. I found a… Continue reading The Ultimate Christmas Sweater: Yippee Ki-Yay!!
For the first time in my crafting history I have actually been super organised and started Christmas knitting. My fiancé has always wanted a Christmas item featuring the main character from his favourite Christmas movie, Die Hard (I’m not kidding). Seeing as he proposed to me this year I could only return he favour by… Continue reading Tis the season…for Christmas Sweaters!
You may have seen these around the interwebs. I first did sometime last year after a friend of mine sent me a link. It was said friend’s birthday last week and so I thought I’d make a set for her! (Bit of back story, I have a group of friends and we have named ourselves… Continue reading Cat Butt Coasters
I’m writing this a bit late as I gifted this two weeks ago but better late than never! I finally finished the cardigan that contained the pattern errata. It took a bit longer than expected as I didn’t have it done in time for the baby shower. At point I was rushing to get… Continue reading Aran Baby Cardigan
One of my New Year resolutions was to finally organise my yarn/craft stash, and I can confirm that I finally did it! Me and the boy had replaced one of he shelving units in our ‘hobby room’ with some that were more suitable to storing yarn than the infamous Ikea Billy bookcase. We’d built the… Continue reading Yarn Stash: Organised!
One of my current WIP’s is a cabled baby cardigan that I’m making for my boyfriend’s sister (I really hope she doesn’t see this, it’s meant to be a surprise!). Some of you eagle-eyed knitters might be able to see that the diamonds one both sides look a bit strange. Yup. The left side… Continue reading Pattern errata are the worst ಠ_ಠ
It’s been an extremely long time since I’ve written a blog post, about six months to be precise The latter half of 2015 was a bit of a rollercoaster to say the least, I attended three weddings, two funerals and went to Japan for two weeks. To add to this, work has been a bit… Continue reading Crafty New Year Resolutions for 2016
You may have noticed that I’m quite involved with my branch of the WI, and the week before last was quite the whirlwind of WI things, one of them being going to Buckingham Palace for a special Garden Party to celebrate 100 years of the Women’s Institute. My branch were only allocated one ticket, so… Continue reading A Royal Day Out
So this is me, in the Sunday Telegraph today! On Wednesday a journalist got in contact with my WI to talk about our work with the local food bank, Southwark Food Bank. I’m Campaigns Coordinator so it came to me! I spoke to the journalist on Thursday and she asked if she could get some pictures.… Continue reading I’m in the Sunday Telegraph Today!