Children

Reindeer Giftwrap.

  I can’t believe it’s Christmas already. Where did this year go? I had such good posting intensions.

Fun With Pompoms.

I love pompoms. Did I ever tell you how much I loved pompoms? No?   The great thing about pompoms is they couldn’t be more simple. You can make them easily. You don’t need to be able to knit, crochet, or even sew – just wind some yarn around a piece of specifically shaped plastic …

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A Letter from the Tooth Fairy

It’s Finally Happened…… It’s finally happened… we’ve been waiting aaaages. At last, after weeks of wobbling, it’s come out –  the first tooth. Already six and one of the oldest in the class, yet one of the last to start losing her baby teeth. It’s made me feel a little sad – she’s growing up …

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Graduated Stripe Buggy Blanket

Another new baby in the ‘hood….a boy.   Seems that there are lots of boys being born round here at the moment.  Means only one thing…. …yep, another blanket.   This time I had hardily any time to whip one up.  Wait…. I really shouldn’t say that – handmade items are NEVER ‘just whipped up’.  So a …

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A Letter to Santa

Christmas seems to be so much more fun with children around. They’re coming home from school with cotton wool snowmen and cut out snowflakes. They’re practising their Christmas songs and learning lines for the nativity. Their latest favourite read is the Argos catalogue (why oh why did I pick one of those up?) and every …

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Baby Brights….Buggy Blanket

I’m hoping that those of you who have downloaded the pattern of the Buggy Blanket featured in my last post are enjoying making it as much as I did. In fact I enjoyed working with that particular stitch so much, I wanted to do another one straight away. It’s rather addictive, and it just so …

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Little Werewolf

Halloween – it’s fast approaching. The shops are full of scary props and decorations and the kids (and grown-ups too perhaps?) are looking forward to dressing up. Here’s an idea for a a quick costume you can make using my Bear Hat no 2, some imagination and a little bit of help from Youtube.   …

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