Tag Archives: wool

My scrappy blanket is finished!

My scrappy blanket is finally finished! This has been one of my long projects, that I’ve added a few stripes to when another project has been finished and left me with a small amount of yarn. It’s the perfect size … Continue reading

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My scrappy blanket, more scraps knitted in!

After moving house and unpacking lots of boxes I’ve become reacquainted with some projects I’ve been working on for a while. One of those is my scrappy blanket! I stopped knitting because I had run out of wool and I wanted this … Continue reading

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The blanket grows!

The knitted squares that my Mum has made for me over the years are taking shape into a very lovely home made blanket. I’m carefully following the design I planned out, sewn together about half and I can’t wait for … Continue reading

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A handmade star garland

I have some brilliant creative friends! My friend Michelle has recently taught herself to crochet and is making all sorts of lovely things. For my birthday she made me a star garland, which is now hanging pride of place across … Continue reading

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Birthday wool

My lovely friend Lucy bought me some gorgeous wool for my birthday. When I opened my beautifully wrapped parcel to find three balls of yarn in my favourite colours I immediately started to plan a new project! It’s lovely and fine … Continue reading

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DIY : French knitting flowers

French knitting is a lovely way to use up little odds of wool and the perfect portable project too. This DIY will show you a simple way of using your French knitting to make flowers! To make your very own … Continue reading

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Yarn Shop Day at Make & The Craft Kitchen

To celebrate Yarn Shop Day 2015, Nicky at Make & The Craft Kitchen plans to make a big display of knitted and crocheted flowers in the shop. I volunteered to help out, so at Slice of Make last week she … Continue reading

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Tea tip : Adding tassels to a scarf

This tea tip (learn something new and useful in the time it takes to make and drink your cup of tea!) will show you how to attach tassels onto a scarf. Sometimes a handmade scarf needs that little something extra … Continue reading

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Make & The Craft Kitchen – the launch night!

I spent a wonderful weekend with Matt and my parents in Somerset, but before leaving Portsmouth on Friday night we simply had to go to the launch night for Make & The Craft Kitchen! Make has now moved from Albert … Continue reading

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A bit of blocking

My lovely friend Lucy gave me a Poppy Treffry tea towel for my birthday and it was so pretty that I wanted to use it for something special. It’s bigger than a normal tea towel so I decided it was … Continue reading

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