knitting

How To Knit with Straws

How To Knit with Straws

LOVE knitting, and introducing kids to this fun and relaxing hobby - so what better way to get started than this simple idea - involving drinking straws! Knitting with straws?! Yep!!!! I would never have guessed you could this! What a fun and clever idea. And the finished knitting looks…
Christmas fairy mouse ornament knitting pattern

Christmas fairy mouse ornament knitting pattern

Christmas fairy mouse ornament knitting pattern Calling all knitters! We spotted this wonderful DIY Christmas Ornaments pattern over on the www.first-touch.org.uk facebook page - what a lovely challenge! We do love an Angel Ornament! And these Angel mice are just darling. First Touch Neonatal unit in Tooting, London are looking for knitters…
Easy Bear crochet pattern

Easy Bear crochet pattern

Easy Bear crochet pattern If you like to crochet, but don't feel a 100% confident yet doing "complicated" patterns, but are keen to make some cute and fun crocheted toys, you HAVE to check out this adorable Woodland Critter Boxy set!!! They are simply adorable. I love that they are all…
Baby Beard Pattern

Baby Beard Pattern

Baby Beard Pattern Now I wish I had seen these Baby Beard Beanies when my kids were small. I just think they are simply hysterical whilst keeping our little ones warm, snug and safe from the chilly winter. Practical and fun, don't you think? If you have a friend with…
Ten great frog crafts

Ten great frog crafts

Ten great frog crafts Frogs! There's just something so special about the little green fellas, whether it's kissing a frog to transform into a Prince, singing songs, or dressing up as Kermit the Frog, we've pulled together the best of the froggy best for you to try at home... enjoy!…
Knit a Frog baby romper suit

Knit a Frog baby romper suit

Knit a Frog baby romper suit If you can knit, this pattern is just ADORABLE! If you can't knit, ask a friend... it's just too good a pattern to ignore, and we would LOVE to see some babies in this little Knitted Frog baby romper suit. There is just something so…
Mermaid Blanket Crochet Pattern

Mermaid Blanket Crochet Pattern

Mermaid Blanket Crochet pattern Looking for something novel to knit or crochet? Got a mermaid-mad-child?! How about this really amazing Mermaid Blanket crochet pattern - honestly, I couldn't believe it when I saw it - how totally insane! This will make you the favourite in your family, I would SO want to have…
Arm Knitted Infinity Scarf

Arm Knitted Infinity Scarf

Arm Knitted Infinity Scarf Oooh we saw some Arm Knitting Infinity Scarves at a craft show recently and have been DYING To give this knitting technique a go. LOVE that you use your arms to knit! How fun is that. We've seen loads of these chunky wool knits over on…
Finger Knitting How To

Finger Knitting How To

This is something that I have been wanting to do with the kids for ages: Finger Knitting! It is a great way to start the kids off befor they learn how to knit properly, as it introduces the concept of patterns, loops and stitchs. So it is great to teach…