Tag: Commissions

A mini Minnie

As mentioned area weeks ago, I’m trying to take up spinning and make my own wool. It’s slow going, mainly as I have a lot of fleece that needs washing and carding before I can try spinning, but it’s there.

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Of Butterflies and Bikes

Well, motorbikes. Which is what I’ll start on then I’ll get to the butterflies. On Friday, Engels motorbike died. We knew that she had begun to slowly mechanically deteriorate, as all things do with wear and tear and the lovely

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Cthulhu, Cthulhu, Cthulhu…

So, after knitting the Cthulhu mittens for 3D printed Nerf parts, I was inspired to knit myself a “sensible” hat! Its sensible in that this is possibly the only hat I have made for me without cat ears…and with it

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Phtang phtang Nerf parts phtang!

Yeah…I’m not 100% sure how it happened, but I ended up trading a pair of these: For a lot of custom 3D printed Nerf parts. I suspect it’s Engels way to get round the ¬£10 a month budget I set

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Alas, poor Yorick…

I knit you well… At least, I think so! I was given a commission from work for a life sized skull. Couldn’t find any patterns for one, even ones to buy, so I made this guy up using photos of

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Baby knits…baby knits…

Does whatever knitting I can… For some reason the spider man song leapt into my mind. Must be the sleep deprivation catching up with me! Work, being a mum, attempts of a social life and a house keeping have just

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Road map playmat – of doom!

Or perhaps the road map playmat of Sods Law. Super cute blanket, but I had a bit of a nightmare making it! Let me tell you my tale of woe… I was stash busting, as you know, my current goal

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Busy busy…

Just a few things since my last blog post… A request from someone at work who is expecting their first grandchild – it’s an adorable hooded cabled cardigan called, rather excitingly, ‘Design I’ from Sirdars Gorgeous Babies booklet. I’ve just

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Dinosaur!

A commission from work, made loosely following the ‘dinosaur toy’ pattern from ‘nursery knits for boys’ by sirdar. He’s turned into a cutie I must admit, but I could only work on this whenever Felix wasn’t around/paying attention in case

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Have a hatty christmas!

Baby Yoda hat! A request from work, based loosely on the free pattern ‘Baby Yoda Knit Hat’ by Shinah Chang A pineapple hat – another request – free pattern by Chile Con Yarne¬†– as well as a plain black one

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