>Flutterby

>Susoolu & I teach a children’s knitting club at DD’s school & she gamely volunteered us to do a stall at the school summer fair. The first date was canceled due to the weather but it finally took place on Friday afternoon after school:

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Butterfly hairclips & badges

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Butterfly hairclips & badges

I ended up selling nearly 70 of them for 50p each so hopefully that should swell the school coffers a bit. Most were bought to put onto school bags & DD thinks we’ve started a new trend!

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More butterflies

Pattern from Kids Learn to Knit by Lucinda Guy
Yarn: All sorts from sock yarn to chunky.
Embellishments: Buttons from freecycle, felt from the school & brooch backs & barrettes from Helens Little Gems with faces courtesy of DH.

Susoolu, DH & I spent many late nights decorating these little beauties most of whom were created by DD. The other children also made some but DD had red hot needles & they were flying…..