Thursday, 23 February 2012

oops I crocheted the boy!

 ...well his feet anyway ;o)

*the socks are from this pattern on ravelry, but I used a bigger hook so these are a bit chunkier and more like slipper socks than sock socks

Tuesday, 14 February 2012

granny squares bag

While I've been joining in with the leap year blanket I've been wanting to do more than one square a day so i've made this bag up from a pattern I bought on etsy, I love it! I've got to line it now but rather than crocheting the inside i'm going to do it with fabric so that the bag doesn't stretch. I found the pattern on here.

Sunday, 12 February 2012

Linus Project Quilt

made this one for the Linus Project I found out about through a friend A.  I am very pleased about this as it gives me every excuse to buy gorgeous fabric in colours I might not normally to make quilts for children aged 0 -18.  It was hard going emotionally cos saying "Oh yes, I'll make one." and making one are two different things. Making a quilt for a sick child is different to making one for your own bouncing around at home.

It started with this. They all do.  A mish mash of fabric waiting for a rotary cutter lol

I hope whoever receives it likes it.

Saturday, 11 February 2012

Fingerless gloves

I knitted these and Callum sewed them up for me.
They're for the Fishermens Mission. I think they wear them under their big waterproof gloves for extra warmth.

comfy hooks

I was shown this link by a friend and so I've given it a go and I must say I'm thrilled with how nice they are to use.
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Tuesday, 7 February 2012

Hand Puppets

Callum and I sewed them up this afternoon

A closer shot

Callum sitting at the table sewing them up with me.

They are for Samaritans Purse who run all the Christmas shoebox appeals.

Friday, 3 February 2012

leap year blanket

The January part of my Leap Year Blanket 
I've used pattern from where the heart is  and this pattern from you tube, one of my favourites was a pattern from attic 24  and this one from Crochet with Raymond

Trauma Teddies

We've been making these, they are used by the Police, paramedics, the fire brigade and hospitals
Callum has been helping me to make them as well as hand puppets to go into this years Christmas shoeboxes.