The Creative Pixie Knitting and Crochet Podcast – Episode 10

Hi I’m Jean and welcome to my channel, coming to you from Belfast. Unfortunately the pollen count has been high over the past couple of days so you know … hayfever 😐If you like knitting, crochet and all sorts of yarny stuff then this channel is for you.In this episode i talk about:.Finished objectsSnuggle Down … More The Creative Pixie Knitting and Crochet Podcast – Episode 10

The Creative Pixie Knitting and crochet podcast: Episode 8- Extensive stash enhancement

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

Escape socks

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

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

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

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

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