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

Bonny Puffin

So it’s been a week since my last post and I have another make to share with you. I think I’ve become addicted to making amigurumi! They crochet up so quickly, it takes me about 3 days from start to finish. So this one is another design from the Pica Pau book I mentioned previously. … More Bonny Puffin

Murray the Sea Otter

I decided to work on something a little different during this (3rd?) lockdown. I’ve dabbled in amigurumi in the past and I’ve seen some gorgeous, inspiring posts on Instagram featuring adorable amigurumi. I bought myself a couple of books and I’m aiming to crochet a few of these creatures.The first is from a book called … More Murray the Sea Otter

Tangles Socks

I have my first finished object of 2021 to share with you today. Fresh from finishing a vanilla pair of socks for my eldest daughter I wanted to knit a more complex pair and found the ideal pattern in the recently released Tangles Socks by Vikki Bird. These socks have a really interesting heel design, … More Tangles Socks

2020 Makes

I don’t need to tell you what a year it has been. A year like no other and a one that I hope to never experience the like of again. My Husband has been shielding and is now working from home. Me and my girls were off school from March to August. Thankfully we have … More 2020 Makes

Fuss Free Mitts

In my last post a shared a pair of socks that I had knit for my eldest daughter. In this post I share a pair of mitts I made for my youngest daughter. I saw the pattern for these mitts on an Instagram post shared by Louise Tilbrook Designs. The pattern suggested that these would … More Fuss Free Mitts

Silent night socks

My past couple of knits have been garments were I had to follow a pattern/use new techniques so I wanted to get back to basics and knit something simpler. I chose a pair of socks for my eldest daughter, a plain vanilla sock with a heel flap and gusset as she has a high instep … More Silent night socks

Elevenses Cardigan

Such a cute cardigan I knit it twice! I knit the grey cardigan during the summer as a present for my new little nephew. Baby N has older brothers and a sister so he is not short of hand me downs. I wanted to make something a little bit different so fell in love with … More Elevenses Cardigan