Oh the humanity! It’s a yarn bomb!

Last Saturday was the first annual International Yarn Bombing Day (IYBD). For those of you who don’t know, yarn bombing involves knitters and crocheters using their creations to brighten up the urban landscape. Here are some amazing examples of extreme yarn bombs Phonebox by Knit the City Knitta Please aka Magda Sayeg Carol Hummel Tree… Continue reading Oh the humanity! It’s a yarn bomb!

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Sunday Spectacular…or my works in progress

As promised here is a update on what’s on my needles right now. I’m currently knitting a pair of white and pink Hello Kitty mittens. As you can see they are on four double pointed needles. For those unfamiliar with the technique it involves using a fifth needle to knit each set of stitches in… Continue reading Sunday Spectacular…or my works in progress

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There’s a Totoro in the making!

After much ‘gentle’nudging from my lovely lil sis, I am finally making the long promised Grey Totoro! Due to time constraints, other projects on the go etc I am using a pre existing pattern for this one. It’s from the wonderful Lucy Ravenscar and you can find it here – Lucy Ravenscar The pattern I’m… Continue reading There’s a Totoro in the making!

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Here be monsters…

This fiery red and yellow dragon is my latest commission. I’d had some trouble with the design but once that was sorted he came together fairly fast. I’m about to start working on the design for another commission soon and I’ve got a few idead whirling around for other projects. Watched “My Neighbour Totoro” the… Continue reading Here be monsters…

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