Felting British wool sheep workshop

Today we ran a mini felting workshop, using British Wool natural fibres from Jacob and Wensleydale sheep, and alpaca. The results were surprisingly quick and varied. We mixed wire with prefelt and felting tops, finished off with beads for eyes. Well it is Wool Week and I love to keep it British. Xx

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Crochet mandalas … what about a downloadable e book?

I have become a little addicted to mandalas and find I could design one for each character I know. Some of the samples have been turned into bright unique hats, one was fearured on the front cover of Crochet Now !! With matching gauntlets. Another made a great birthday present for my sister. Thinking about making these patterns into a joint Mandala and hat downloadable e book …

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Crochet patterns what’s missing out there?

img_7783I love to crochet and am kept busy with projects for Inside Crochet and Crochet Now. I love it but am always working to briefs that suit the magazine format. My question is what are people searching for. When they go online or buy a magazine. In effect what’s missing. Let me have your feedback !

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Anna cape in Aran weight

img_2062This made in one piece cape with pom pom’s and a twisted cord is deceptively easy to make. This one took one 400g ball of Wendy Aran.

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Bowie Cardigan in DK

I have been in the photography studio recently. So pleased to get a chance to have my own images taken to self publish a selection of my designs. Looking forward to getting the look right and uploading them to Etsy and Loveknitting.com.