Huge socks

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

How to crochet

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

The Creative Pixie Knitting and Crochet Podcast episode 6

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

Betty Bear

Ok I’ll admit it, I’m addicted to these characters from the Animal Friends of Pica Pau book. I decided to create a little bear for my 9 year old daughter. I found a bag of scrap Scheepjes Stonewashed from a granny square blanket I made last March. The plan was to follow the ‘Hans Grizzly … More Betty Bear