Gothic/Witch ephemera – Incoming

Received this amazing swap bundle from the amazing Lisa Goddard (mixed media artist extraordinaire). She has handmade a huge amount of this beautiful dark collection of skulls, flowers, envelopes and miscellaneous ephemera. This is all headed for my recent Gothic Junk  Journal. Read More

Circus Ephemera – outgoing

My first visit to the University of Sheffield Student run iForge maker space and my second attempt at laser cutting.

I was creating these to gift as part of an ephemera swap. When creating my .dfx file I somehow managed to create double cutting lines, resulting in some flames, concerned looks and a less than perfect cut. Oh well, a lesson for the next time.

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Hermione’s Everyday Socks – Knitted

Hermione’s Everyday Socks by Erica Lueder   Yarn: For the Love of Yarn Merino yak, less than 1 skein, colorway= Seascape This was my first attempt at knitting socks, so when the pattern said to knit “until you have reached your desired length” I didn’t realise that what it actually meant was to knit as far as the point Read More

Gothic Witchy Junk Journal

This has been my first attempt at making a Junk Journal . It has been made from The Mammoth Book Of Thrillers, Ghosts & Mysteries published in 1936

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Dino Plant Holders

It’s amazing what you can do with a drill, some toy dinosaur and a few succulents. As far as instructions go it’s pretty straightforward.


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Quick and Easy Slouchy Hat – Knitted

Quick and Easy Slouchy Hats by Jessica Gutoski

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Monster High Reroot

This is a Monster High reroot using fantasy dyed goat hair! The hair had a beautiful consistency. I sourced it from a Russian seller on etsy hairfordolls.

 

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Handspun mottled yarn

I received this beautiful new drop spindle for Christmas and immediately had to take it for a test spin. I’ve had a small piece of mottled fiber hanging around since I picked it up at Yarndale and though that would be a good first run. The spindle spins beautifully. Sadly, the mottled fiber looks much Read More

Spice & Clove Knit and Crochet Pumpkins

This is my recent version of Spice & Clove Knit and Crochet Pumpkins by Hannah Maier The following deviations from the original pattern were made: knitting it flat instead of in the round using a thick pipe cleaner for the stem Read More

Rye / Ruista ranteeseen Fingerless mittens

Pattern: Rye / Ruista ranteeseen by Hanne Katajamäki

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Yarndale 2017 Haul

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Knitted Anatomical Heart

For the more literal of Heart by Kristin Ledgett

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Hearts Knitting Pattern

Pattern: Hearts by Anna Hrachovec Read More

PomPom Jar

This is a “Little Jar of Love” team gift for a work college about to get married. We all contributed something along the theme of “Credit-Card security and Love”. I got to be the one to decorate the jar. I think it turned out quite nicely if I do say so myself. 🙂 Read More

Topaz the Unicorn Knit

Topaz the unicorn by Christel Krukkert. Yarn and pattern kit sold with Let’s Knit! Magazine 117, April 2017

 

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Celtic Hill Knitted Jumper

Celtic Hill by Kessa Tay Anlin

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Cushy Knitted Vest

Cushy by Grace Melville

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Pussy Hat

PussyHat Project by Kat Coyle

 

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Blythe helmet knitting pattern

Blythe helmet knitting pattern - ButterflyThis is another pattern that came about because I don’t want to learn to crochet. All of the beautiful Blythe helmets I see online appear to be crocheted. Necessity is the mother of invention so here is a free pattern for a knitted version of a basic Blythe helmet… Read More

Mara Shawl

Knitted from Mara Shawl pattern. Used 2 balls of 4ply. The multicolored yarn is Donegal 4ply hand dyed yarn from The Old Piggery in a colour beautifully named Northern Lights. The burgundy yarn is 4ply Extra Super Geelong Merino Lambs Wool purchased on eBay from the seller kingcraigfabrics. Read More

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