Hi I’m Jean and I’m coming to you from sunny Belfast in Northern Ireland.In this episode I share: Works in progress: an update on the 2021 temperature blanket, I started a new cowl, following the Snuggle Down Cowl pattern by Jooles at Sew Sweet Violet I’m working on another Autumn the Bear Girl amigurumi doll, … More The Creative Pixie Knitting and Crochet Podcast: Episode 9 – The one with the cute amigurumi.
A quick and easy video tutorial, suitable for beginners, showing you how to crochet a bunny rabbit using a single square of crochet fabric and the best bit – it only took me an hour! This would be a great Easter gift or a present for someone who likes rabbits. Hey who wouldn’t want an … More How to crochet a bunny rabbit in 1 hour!
Hi, I’m Jean, welcome to my latest video from Belfast in Northern Ireland. In todays episode I talk about my works in progress, finished objects and my latest craft buys. References to:Thistle hat, pattern by KatyTricot (on Instagram) https://thecreativepixie.co.uk/2021/03/09/thistle-hat/Escape socks, pattern by Beanie Boat (on Instagram) https://thecreativepixie.co.uk/2021/03/17/escape-socks/June, the amigurumi doll https://thecreativepixie.co.uk/2021/02/26/june-the-amigurumi-doll/ Drops-Catona, Willow and Lark-Poetry, … More The Creative Pixie Knitting and crochet podcast: Episode 8- Extensive stash enhancement
One day recently I was doom scrolling online and saw that an interesting looking sock pattern had just been released. The Escape socks have brick like texture, knit in DK yarn from the toe up. The pattern recommended using a solid or tonal yarn but the only DK sock yarn I had in my stash … More Escape socks
I was looking through my stash and I came across some lovely blue Drops Air that I had bought back in 2018 along with a grey ball. I had knit a grey hat and remembered how lovely and light it was to wear. That hat has long since gone 😢 so I decided that I’d … More Thistle hat
Welcome to episode 7 of my podcast. My name is Jean and I’m from Belfast, Northern Ireland. I talk about my crafty life and if that interests you then please like and subscribe to keep up to date with my latest videos. In this latest episode I share:2 finished objects details of which can be … More The Creative Pixie Knitting and Crochet Podcast – Episode 7: The One With The Doll
This week I created quite possibly the most wonderful crochet creation, a doll which my eldest daughter called June. I had seen the pattern for the doll whilst browsing on Etsy. The creator has lots of beautiful doll patterns so I asked Miss P which one she would like me to make for her. She … More June, the amigurumi doll
Hand knit socks are great gifts for those nearest and dearest to you. I mean, you have to really love someone to knit them socks, don’t you think? I have knit socks for myself (of course), my daughters, my Mum and my sister. My husband, however was feeling a little left out. He’s heard me … More Huge socks
I was taught how to crochet as a child by my Granny and my Mum. They showed me how to do a granny square, such an easy method using treble stitches, just going round and round until I ended up with n a blanket as big as myself. I was lucky enough to have those … More How to crochet
A catch up of what I’ve been knitting and crocheting on recently here in Belfast, Northern Ireland. Todays episode features –FO: Betty Bear (an alternative Hans Grizzly Bear). Please leave a comment letting me know which amigurumi I should start next.HO: Hermione’s Everyday socksWIP’s: Stillness Shawl and my 2021 Temperature blanket. If you would like … More The Creative Pixie Knitting and Crochet Podcast episode 6