The Creative Pixie Knitting and Crochet Podcast – Episode 7: The One With The Doll

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

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

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

Crochet Loft Shawl

During the summer holidays I like to start (and finish) a large yarny project as I have time off work that I can dedicate to creating it. This summer I wanted to crochet a shawl using some wool/silk fingering weight yarn from my stash. The 2 greys are from Skein Queen and the yellow is … More Crochet Loft Shawl

Nine Lives Shawlette

I’m going to the Woollinn, Dublin’s Festival of Yarn on Saturday 26th May. Yeo! I’m really excited to go and be part of the press pool – so I’ll be sharing photos and hopefully some little videos on my Instagram Stories. I will be driving down to Dublin myself so fingers crossed it’ll be smooth … More Nine Lives Shawlette