29 December 2010


I've been into bobbles lately. You know, hair ties that have things on them. A friend said she liked them too so I thought I'd get her some for Christmas. They're not so easy to find though. If you don't want real kiddish ones anyway. So I made some. Simply put some funky buttons onto hat elastic. Unfortunately I forgot to take photos of the ones I made my friend. They were really cool I thought. I did make one for myself with these buttons though which I also really like. I'm planning to go by Spotlight today to get some buttons for a Christmas project and I think I might just get a little distracted... ^^

27 December 2010

wearing blueberries

Blueberries for my feet! I've been working on these a while now. They are made from Moda Vera Noir that I split into two balls and doubled the knitting thickness. This also stopped them from striping and instead made them a speckly blueberry colour as well as doubled the progress speed. I made up my own pattern. Just a simple checkerboard with 3k 3p on top of the foot. I knit these toe-up which is I think I like better. I didn't have enough yarn to make them very long and in fact, decided I needed to use other yarn for a cuff so I'd have enough blueberry yarn for another whole sock. So I used the Moda Vera Noir left over from my first pair.
These ones are short and cosy. Love wool socks coz they do such a good job at keeping my toes warm. I'm gonna need more since I'm moving to the UK next year. I have two lots of sock yarn waiting though so I shall be casting on another pair soon enough. I'm off to flick through the pages at ravelry ^^

18 December 2010

handmade decorations

This is one of my projects that I've been working on this Christmas season. Most, however, are presents so I won't show you until January. But I also decided to make some decorations. Some are better than others and I also got a case of lazyitis and couldn't be bothered changing the colour in my sewing machine so some of the sewing is a little odd in colour matching. I still think they look quite cute and unique. I stuffed them a little too to make them a little less 2D and purposefully frayed the edges. And I'm posting the pic to add a little Aussie christmas cheer to my page. See the sunshine? That's Aussie Christmas. No white Christmas here ....EVER! :) They're predicting 26 degrees for Christmas Day. Yay.

If you want to see some more awesome handmade Christmas decorations check out Lucy's work at Attic 24!

05 December 2010

christmas sale

It's 20 days till Christmas so I'm having a 20% off sale on everything in my shop!!
Why not swing by and take a look at my handmade items?
20% off for 20 days
Catch a glimpse of some of my products in my shop window to the left of this post. <=
Sale ends Christmas Day!