Sunday, 21 June 2015

Nearly the end of June

Where does the time go. I had hoped time would go slower as I got older, but no it seems you blink and it's gone. 
Here is my current project originally it was a shawl I was making with this yarn but I decided I did not like it. So I saw a fab tutorial on YouTube by Bag 'O' Day. Not sure about it now as she did say it was an XL size but I will be amazed if this fit a child. I am determined to finish this. 
I will try and get pics of my current WIP,s and post them on here.

 Oh one more thing 
Do you like my tattoo?

Have a good day xxx

Wednesday, 10 June 2015

June Update

Wow what have I been doing since the 10th of May, well I turned 40, yes the big Four O.

I have been doing a little bit of this and that.

Had a trip to the Harry Potter studios which was fantastic. Had butterbeer...ergh horrid stuff.
I will do a separate post of items I have been making soon.

Sunday, 10 May 2015

A few of my current projects

Here is the V-stitch using Caron's One Pound ball, it is actually blue not grey like it looks in the photo.
and my version of the Entrelac Blanket using some sparkly wool from the pound shop

Here is my chunky ripple blanket using Superwash Merino Chunky that has been hand dyed by
Unbelievawool - Never a dull moment
The Yarn Tree UK - Altantific & Drop Dead Fred
Jo Knit Sew - Minecraft
Black Sheep Dyeworks - Aegean Multi
I do have some more on the way from Dexters Rainbow

I have bought two more bags from Cafepress

and this one is from a stall holder at Wonderwool, I bought a hookroll and wanted a project bag to match and here it is from Watercolors and Lace

Lastly I have been to Ikea, and I bought a Doll's bed, for my cat Bella lol

Tuesday, 5 May 2015

Wonder wool Wales

Been for a trip to Wales in April, met with some Ladies from a forum I joined any years ago it was lovely to finally meet them after so many years chatting online.
I bought some goodies.

I started a T-shirt yarn basket
And an Entrelac blanket
And a V stitch blanket.

Sunday, 8 March 2015

Woolly Stuff

I have been hooking as usual, not much to show but I have started yet again another blanket. I did some fingerless mitts. And some CAL mystery squares 
Oh and I was making yet another blanket.
I have some yarn pics to share

Love to craft

Today was Quiltathon day in Old Dalby, I did arrive at 9am I certainly didn't make it to 11pm, even though it is called that it is just a do whatever craft you wish from 9am to 11pm. I left just before 8pm. I did a workshop today. Making a heart decoration. And I made my second tablemat set, had to add Cats!
When I left I had started a bag, here it is when I got home. Just the outside done.
But had a play today it is nearly finished just need to put handles on it now. For my first bag I am quite pleased. I did sort of ignored the instructions after a while as they were confusing me.

Tuesday, 3 March 2015

Kit on Ebay[SOLD]

I have put this kit on Ebay if anyone is interested, it is unopened kit. Absolutely love it but I am sure I will never get round to doing it

Tuesday, 17 February 2015

An update

I currently don't have access to a computer. So I am going to attempt a post from my phone.
I did a workshop last week and I made the first set of placemats.

Today the work shop was to do this, I used one of my wedding photos

And here is my cat tea cosy.

Thursday, 29 January 2015


I am still crocheting bits and bobs, and trying to keep up with a few exchanges. but their will be some changes this year so I may not be around as much, I will post as and when I can and remember too.
I am going to Wonderwool at the end of April, and looking forward to it also meeting up with some ladies I have spoke online to for many years but never met!
I hope the weather is not too bad where you are xx

Saturday, 3 January 2015

Plans for 2015

As you know from my last post I am going to Crochet some items for Charity, I am hoping to keep a record here on my blog.(Fingers Crossed)
 But I am going to try and attend more events also this year, I will be going to Yarndale, and maybe some others if funds allow.
 I am hoping to document my stash purchases as well, I do have a Ravelry account so mostly it will be on there, but I am hoping to share with you all.
So yesterday I bought some wool and today some wool came in the post.
This was bought from B & M
I bought this Patons Fab, from The Range.

I also took a trip to Hobbycraft for some more Women's Institute Premium wool

I did finish this hat which is a challenge from The Crochet Crowd
It is sized for a small woman as it is too small for me, but it will go towards my charity crochet.
I also made a cover for a Diary, for my Charity makes for Big Hearts Square Group on Facebook I used some pure wool mini balls I bought at The Bakewell show.
Oh the wool that came in the post today.
This mini skein pack is from The Knitting Goddess.
This is called Drop Dead Fred(who remembers that film?) from the The Yarn Tree who is actually based in Derby, so I love buying locally

Friday, 2 January 2015

New year wishes (pic heavy)

For you all, I had a lovely Christmas and New year, I hope you all did.
We had my Mum over Christmas day and New Years Day. I got some lovely pressies, I hope you did too.

I found this half done in an old JCS ornie mag so I finished the stitching, It may get made into something before next Christmas,
 My daughter made this
 This is me at work, LOL
 My puddy cats came to stay at mine over Christmas, I am not suppose to have pets in the house but better than them being alone xx


 A Yarn Bin
 Cath Kidston Bag
 Monkey Pattern
 and lots more
 This was a Secret Santa exchange, with some lovely ladies on Ravelry

I just love this Gorguss Ornament I got

I used the yarn that was in my secret Santa

I went over to Aldi, bought some woll as I am going to be doing some Crochet for charity this year.

So far I have made three baby hats. I have just finished a Crochet Challenge will share that in a different post.
Ta taa for now my lovelies xx