• Sewing,  Toys

    Sewing Baby Toys: Part One

    Ages ago I bought some lovely fabric from the marvellous M is For Make with the intention of sewing baby toys. This gorgeous fabric has sat washed for months waiting to be utilised and finally at the start of my maternity leave I got round to using it!

  • Charity Knitting,  Knitting

    Woodland Yarn Bombing

    A while ago, through Twitter, the lovely Anne Clark asked me if I’d be interested in helping out with a yarn bombing in Belper, which is in the county of Derbyshire. Of course I said yes (complete no brainer!!). The yarn bombing was for ‘Woollen Woods’ and was part of Corridor Arts ‘Here and There’ art walk and also Belper Arts festival. I got so excited about the project and downloaded loads of patterns from Ravelry, and then in the end only managed to knit the two birds above, which was a bit disappointing. Still, I’m REALLY glad I got involved, and it was actually really lovely to think that something I had…

  • ForKids,  Knitting,  Toys

    Snap The Aligator

    This pattern for a knitted alligator toy is SOOOOO cute!! I’m going to put this on my ‘things to knit next’ list as I think it would make the best toy ever!!