Crochet

Knitted Decorations

December 4, 2014

It is quickly creeping up to that time of year. This year I am not knitting many yarnie gifts but I am making decorations! I haven’t been feeling great over the last week so some simple knits to decorate have been just what I need to keep my spirits up, a lot of what I… Read More

More on The Centenary Stitches Exhibition

November 20, 2014

If there is one knitting exhibition that is a must see it is this one currently in Lincoln, at the collection, running until the 6th Dec, I thoroughly enjoyed looking at all the lovely work from the film ‘Tell them of us‘ and the pattern book ‘Centenary stitches‘. I feel lucky to have some of my… Read More

Film Premiere & Knitting Exhibition

November 12, 2014

I have taken a few days before getting around to writing this blog post, partly because I am not sure where to start! It all started a little over a year ago when the lovely Pauline Loven asked for a few people to knit items for a film she was working on, Tell Them Of… Read More

Replacement Yarn

October 2, 2014

Recently I was knitting away with some lovely soft yarn, I had knitted with this yarn before, although in a different colour, a lovely deep purple. As I was knitting I came across a problem, there were black marks along the yarn, every so often the yarn would have some black marks, it was incredibly… Read More

Knitting On Minimum Wage

September 25, 2014

I often hear it said in the crafting world that crafters should get payed for the materials they use, in my case yarn and needles, and I guess some sort of percentage for other knitting items we may want or need….and then they should ask for at least the minimum wage for the hours of… Read More

centenary stitches

September 19, 2014

You may have heard me mention the pattern book for the items I have been knitting recently, this is for the film ‘tell them of us’ many people have put a lot of work into this pattern book and it looks like it is going to be fab! There are loads of pictures to look… Read More

Film Knits & Pattern Book

September 14, 2014

It has been a while since my last blog and even longer since anything knitting related, I have been cracking on with some lovely knits for a wedding, they have been lovely to knit but keeping me busy and quiet! In the mean time I have received some lovely photos of my knits for the… Read More

“One Size Fits All”

August 19, 2014

The Knitted crossover I posted yesterday really is “One Size Fits All” On an adult it feels more like an extra warm Knitted shawl it keeps you much warmer than a shawl and is snug,almost like a shawl being warped around you but you don’t have to pit it, or worry about it falling off! On… Read More

Knitted Crossover for WW1 Film

August 18, 2014

I have been fairly quiet lately, this is (partly) why. As you may have read in some of my older blog posts I have been knitting for a WW1 film ‘tell them of us’ So far I have knitted a shawl for ‘Grace’ another shawl for a ‘villager’ and a jumper that will be used… Read More

My First Granny Squares!

August 12, 2014

I have recently been attempting some crochet,crochet is not something that came easy as I have mentioned many times ( like here.. Learns To Crochet!) but with some gentle encouragement…and those Wedding Roses I feel that I am getting there. The lovely people over on my facebook page has been so kind and encouraged me with… Read More

Lovely yarn Gifts

August 9, 2014

I have been a very lucky girl in the last few months! I received a package from a Lovely lady… with yarn needles and patterns, sending a big THANK YOU to Sam Obrien Currie of Rainydaysunsetknits These are the lovely items she sent… When I opened the package I found this on the outside of… Read More

T.B.K Finally Learns To Crochet!

August 4, 2014

I don’t do much crochet, I have admitted a fair few times that I am no good at it, so when I was asked to do a couple of crochet items I was a little worried, but me being so stubborn when it comes to yarn craft thought I would be fine, and I was… Read More

Amazing Fae Weekend!

June 24, 2014

Well we had a blast over the weekend at 3wishes faery fest, we met some amazing people and the inspiration everywhere was AMAZING! everyone was so lovely and with me being in a wheelchair the help people gave and offered was much appreciated! Most importantly I really want my husband to know how much I… Read More

A New Home For The Bendy Knitter!

May 30, 2014

So today’s the day 😀 It’s not quite a new home as I explain in my last blog  post but it is a good start and things should start to change around here….you may have already noticed a few subtle changes!? There really isn’t much to say, except take a look, see what you think… Read More

My New Knitting Blog Site :)

May 29, 2014

I love having a blog, I like sharing my makes and encouraging others to make things too as well as raising awareness of projects that need help, this year has been a busy year for me and I feel like my to do list is quite long. one of the things I am finding is… Read More

Knitting Needles For EDS & Pain

May 15, 2014

When you are a keen knitter (or any thing else) and you are faced with a condition which over time means you struggle with hobbies you once loved, it can be difficult to accept. This is the case for people with Ehlers-Danols syndrome (EDS) <that’s me! hypermobility syndrome (HMS) and arthritis as well as many… Read More

Artist Before Knitter!

May 1, 2014

I am not sure if this is a surprise or not and I would think it is fairly safe to say that most knitters are very crafty, the knitters I have met often like many other crafts such as paper crafts, needle point, painting, working with clay….I could go on endlessly bout you get my… Read More

Colour Matching Yarn To Garments

April 26, 2014

One of the hardest things to do when knitting up items is colour match something perfectly! There are so many shades of one colour out there that you would have thought it would be a piece ‘o’ cake, but by the time you have chosen the weight and the type of yarn, in my case… Read More

Wedding Roses

April 16, 2014

As well as working on bunny patters I have been working on something that I thought would be a challenge to me, Crochet! You may know that crocheting is not something I find easy, I use it for boarders on my knitting, and I can manage some simple items such as items in the round… Read More

Another Little Knitting Conundrum!

March 27, 2014

I am going away for the weekend, only a few days traveling Friday and Sunday afternoon, and I am sure it goes without saying, I want to take some knitting! But I want to take ALL my knitting! I have a fair few projects on the go, maybe a few too many, as I got… Read More

Fun Without Yarn!

March 16, 2014

Well after my pondering on when is a good time and place to knit, I headed out to a friends and met a bunch of lovely lady’s for the first time, I met my friend though knitting..well she crochets, we were invited to see her lovely new kitchen and a good old natter with her… Read More

One Step Too Far!?

March 15, 2014

I am one of those people who will knit anywhere, in the obvious places like waiting rooms, car, cafe..even when friends are over for a cuppa and a in depth chat, I will knit while waiting for my children to come out of school and even out on day trips! and up until my daughter… Read More

Just A Few Projects

March 10, 2014

no pictures today I am afraid but the shawl is coming along well, I am nearly done with the stripes…well I have 6 rows left then I can start on the fringe wooo! In other news I am trying my hand at being a hooker! have started a small bag with a Tunisian crochet technique,… Read More

Proud Of The Crocheter In Our Family

February 7, 2014

My husband may not like that I have put this to the world but I am proud of him and a very proud wife should be allowed to show off her husbands work once in a while!? He had decided to start crocheting a few years ago, I am hopeless at it and can only… Read More

The One Thing I Never Have!

December 6, 2013

I am sure most knitters can relate when I say I have stacks of wool and yarn, on shelves, in boxes and crates in bags and quite a bit on the sofa next to me! I have sealed bags of yarn that haven’t ever been opened, balls of new wool, wound balls from some of… Read More

Knitting Summer Vest into winter Jumper

November 14, 2013

I bought a pattern for my son and knitted it up in the recommended yarn at the recommended gauge and did it all ‘right’ which I rarely do, the only difference was that I adapted it so there were very few seams. It was spring approaching summer so a vest type thing seemed ideal and… Read More

That Darn Scarf!

November 7, 2013

wooo, i finished the scarf, I know not exactly an achievement but I started a scarf for my little brother with his name, just 4 letters but I had never done letters before so I decided not to do colour work just multi chain around each letter, the letters are garter stitch and the rest… Read More

A Knitting Dilemma!

November 2, 2013

I had said I wouldn’t post about this for a little while, not because I don’t want to share but because I have quite a few projects I would like to finish and share they are easy but seem complicated till you really break it down! Anyway that aside I shall explain what it is… Read More

Free knitting Pattern, Boobies for mums (and mum’s to be)

October 31, 2013

We don’t talk about boobs much do we, it’s one of those Taboo words, I often find myself wondering why it is such a taboo word! yes! yes! I can see why it is sometimes, we do have far too much media of woman flashing their boobs about for money, game’s, movies and TV! well… Read More

Learning somthing new, crochet

October 30, 2013

I haven’t posted anything in a few days, not because I haven’t had anything to post about but I have been stuck trying to crochet a circular base! I don’t crochet much, a few little toys and things but not much, so it’s not a surprise that I am failing on this! 3 days! 3… Read More

My number one mess and hassle free way to keep my son quiet

October 26, 2013

My son is messy, noisy,active and well crazy! but i found out, by accident how to keep him quiet and save me a job….who said child labour is bad! yesterday my nan came over for the day, and she brag me lots of goodies 😀  some wool/yarn for me that she won’t use so being… Read More

ancient greek day costume!

October 17, 2013

Greek day finally arrives and we are prepared! tomorrow is Greek day at school and we are ready, I didn’t exactly do much other than making some quick wrist warmers and a thin belt but it has made my son happy we have had a great week making his mask and even made a shield,… Read More

How to do chain stitch quicker

October 13, 2013

Last time I was doing chain stitch around some letters and showed you how to do it, I am still doing my letters I am on letter number 2, after a great start to Saturday I ended up having a relay sleepy weekend, much more than you’d expect I slept pretty much most of Saturday,… Read More

Free pattern for a good cause

October 10, 2013

I mentioned in my first post that I met the brilliant duo Ruth and Belinda well I would now like to take the time to tell you a little more about them I recently met them in Exeter at a craft show I knew they would be there selling lovely wools and patterns, I was… Read More

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