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
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
Like every good crafter, each year I vow to make my own Christmas decorations and each year I fail. Miserably. Not this year though! Even though I one day want to make cute fairisle baubles, these were quick and easy; and with no bias at all, pretty cute! I made these at a recent WI… Continue reading Christmas Yarn Baubles
It’s been AGES since I last posted! Life’s been a bit crazy since my boy moved back to the UK. For those of you who don’t know, he’s been living in LA since 2010 so it’ crazy exciting that he’s back!! It’s just all starting to settle down now which means I have more time… Continue reading Baby Hat & Booties
Tobias Fünke. Everyone’s favourite blue never nude. This was a pretty esoteric project and only those of you who watch Arrested Development will understand why this man is blue and wearing cutoffs!It was my boy’s birthday a few weeks ago and I was struggling to find him a present. The man has everything he wants… Continue reading I just blue Tobias Fünke