Craft · crochet · Knitting · My other ramblings

How To Win At Yarn Chicken

This is a post that’s been brewing for a while, and is a follow up to my post 5 Rules For Playing Yarn Chicken which I wrote a few months ago. Running out of yarn does not always have to mean a project needs binning, frogging or resigning to the Unfinished Object heap-there are plenty of ways…… Continue reading How To Win At Yarn Chicken


WIP Wednesday-10th January 

The first week of the year has been so grey and dull, the right kind of weather for stopping indoors and crafting.  Last week I showed you the block stitch hot water bottle cover I was making for Mr C, and mentioned my strong dislike of sewing in ends. I calculated that by the end…… Continue reading WIP Wednesday-10th January 

Card making · Craft · papercraft

Things I’ve Learned As A Silhouette Cameo 3 Beginner

I have been the proud owner of one of these awesome machines for 15 whole days now, although I only got it out on Boxing Day evening. Mr C warned me that the reviews online said it had a lot of settings and could be tricky to use, so I braced myself for a learning…… Continue reading Things I’ve Learned As A Silhouette Cameo 3 Beginner