Hats

These two hats were made from Riot wool from King Cole.

King Cole Riot DK Knitting Wool/Yarn Ace 410 – per 100g ball
King Cole Riot DK Knitting Wool/Yarn Funky 409 – per 100g ball

two of the wide range they do have.  I am a keen supporter of King Cole yarns and was a distributor in Spain.  Now back in the UK, finding great places to buy the yarn has become a bit of an obsession.  I have and do get some supplies from ESK in Eastbourne, I have even met their Sales Manager the last time I was there.  As I had ordered a large quantity to send to Spain for me to sell out there.  I have now got to get my supplies back from Spain to use here.  I am happy to share what I make and my resources with you.

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I am old school really and prefer to have a book I can refer to rather than a screen to follow. I have recently bought this book to learn how to make flowers and am surprised how clear and precise it is.

Following new patterns is always a challenge and it usually takes me a few times to get it looking just right.

I hope that with this book your flowers will also become a delight to your projects just as I am planning to use them for mine.

t present I am crocheting a table cloth for my outdoors next spring.  So it will be nice to have additional touches around my garden area to make it more special and unique to me.  I cannot have a real live garden on the camp site but I can certainly be creative and make them for my gazebo and windbreaker.

I made these for my spring garden so that my caravan area will be at least different and full of colour.

 

 


100 Flowers to Knit & Crochet: A Collection of Beautiful Blooms for Embellishing Garments, Accessories, and More by Lesley Stanfield (Mar 17 2009)

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Mr Mouse

 

 

 

My latest addition for my crew on board my caravan.

I am knitting him a mate to make him a happy chappy.  I hope you like him.

mrmouse

My recent creations

Hi everyone, I have been busy recently.

I enjoy being spontaneous in my creations.  My hanging baskets are my own design and if you like them and would like to have one made for your own garden or patio then please contact me.  I could do it to your own colour scheme.  The hanging baskets cost me £5.00 to make as each one is unique.

The sweater pattern I have made recently can be found in this book.

The Country Diary Book of Knitting by Annette Mitchell ( 1993 )
Pattern for the sweater  is  –  Song Thrush and Young.

My next project out of this book will be the Willow Catkins – it too looks like a great pattern to knit.

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