Tag Archive: needles

Jul 22

Tree Gift Cards Holder

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Hi Friends, Christmas is always a time when we are in a rush & need that one little thing to finish it off. Gift Cards are the last answer for all the questions On my travels on the blogs & post I see everyday I came to this site  http://www.simplynotable.com/2014/christmas-tree-gift-card-igans/ and smiled. Not only is …

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May 30

Dreamsicle Cowl

Hi Friends, A ball of yarn the colour of Orange Creamsicle just had to be a concotion for a cowl The definition of a concotion is to devise, using skill and intelligence; contrive: concoct a plan. Here is my plan lol I had just one ball of Needful  Piccadilly yarn  ,this bulky orange ,sparkle and ribbon …

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May 10

Tumbling Bunny Pal

Hi Friends, I saw this pattern for Tumbling Bunnies and had to make one 😉  These bunnies are tumbly, acrobatic little beanbags to toss into the hands of a child or some not so young They can make anyone smile I found ithis pattern  on Simply Notable  http://www.simplynotable.com/2013/tumbling-bunnies/ You can make the Tumbling Bunny Pal in any weight yarn …

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Apr 26

Knitting & Crochet Wreath

Hi Friends, I had a fun craft to do  today . I made a Knitting & Crochet Wreath    I love to do both crafts , so I a bistitchual.  (The ability to create stitches in two crafts, e.g. knitting and crocheting) I actually do cross stitch,embroidery, some sewing etc, too ;). I belong to a …

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Apr 17

Tips to De- stress by Knitting and Crocheting

Hi Friends,   Today I just have a little post. I saw a post about how to use knitting or crocheting  to de-Stress by Vickie Howell of Yarnspirations I though this a great post for the day. I knitting continually when I’m not crocheting lol. Here are a couple of ideas. Choose a small project that …

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Apr 03

A Little Sparkle Hat

Hi Friends,     A  Little Sparkle Hat came to life, when I picked up a ball of  Snuggly Pearls by Sirdar 😉 in Pearly Pink. This high quality yarn has a very fine pearlescent thread running through these pretty baby colours – for special occasion baby knits. Snuggly Pearls DK will keep its quality through …

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Mar 20

Light & Lovely Beaded Cowl

Hi friends, Here is another of my lace and bead collection This one is called Light & Lovely Beaded Cowl and has cables ,lace and beads. The cowl is one of my collection from an advent scarf pattern. The scarf is on Ravelry and it is called Advent calender Scarf 2011 by  Kristin Benecken. I chose to take one …

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Feb 03

Tropical Wristlets

 Hi friends, Wrist warmers are all the rage at the moment. I decided to make a very simple pattern,  Tropical Wristlets, for this yarn, as the colours make the simplest design magnificent  I got a  ball of Landscapes yarn by Lion Brand.This is a stunning self striping worsted weight yarn and the colours “wow” !! The …

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Feb 01

Sunset Glint Herringbone Cowl

Hi  Friends, A snowy, cold day just asks for you to curl up with a good book or in my case a knitting or crochet project I was talking to a friend in a our knitting group the other day. She was telling me she wanted to try Herringbone stitch. I have done this stitch …

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Jan 23

Heart Hug Cosy

Hi Friends, It’s all about the hugs  for today. I made a hug for my coffee , Heart Hug Cosy , Last Christmas, I knitted  coffee cosies for table favours ,for my family. They all had designs that would be just for  “them” I had a skull for my son,owl  & pink for my sisters,etc. Here is my …

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