Something lovely for a Spar Basket

Morning friends…  Over the last few days I’ve been busy making for my stall and shops, this weeks job was to re stock with lovely Hobbycraft Aran weight 100% cotton face cloths. These are so easy to make with this lovely pattern by Mama in a Stitch. The hours have ticked by while I made…

During the Quiet Months

It’s  during the quiet months that I make the stock for the coming years craft markets. Now I’ve re stocked the shop I’m going to work on stock for my stall…  This year I’m hoping to start chainging the stock I have on my stall… as well as the look of my stall,  I’m going…

Delicate Diamonds Shawl

One of the working WIPs I’ve been doing is a real wool shawl, in organic Falklands Merino Wool with Mulberry Silk 4ply by Gorgeous Yarns. I’ve been using another lovely free pattern Single Skein Shawl by Helen Kennedy on Ravelry. This shawl is much easier than it looks and works up really quickly. I’ve really…

Abi & Boo

Time for a little promotion…  Just before Christmas my hubby’s cousin started a shop in Helston Cornwall, a little town famous for the Flora Dance that’s held every spring in the town. Abi &Boo’s is a shop full to the brim with lovely things you didn’t know you needed but absolutely must have… distinctly feminin…

Moorland CAL

I love this CAL, the pattern is easy, the colours are yummy and it’s easy to drift away on the rhythm of the wavy rows. However I’m a couple of weeks behind, in part because I’m making other things as well and in part because I seriously damaged my left eye three weeks ago. Never…

Shawl for a Windy Day

As we await the storm that’s heading our way the wind picking up to 55 miles an hour at the moment I decided what I needed from today’s project is a small shawl. I love small shawls just enough to wrap round like a scarf or over your shoulders to keep cosy… For today’s shawl…

Teaching Time

As I’ve mentioned before I’m an Art teacher, yes with a capital A 😊I love sharing techniques, helping others explore materials talking about art, the world and everything… I currently teach Art to students with Mental health problems covering a spectrum of mental health problems and a wide range of serverity. Art is the thing…