Category: Finished Objects 2011

A little notebook cover

I decided to make a present for an friend of mine. We go back a long way but as we don’t live near each other any more I don’t see her very often & haven’t been to her new flat. So what to make for this woman who has everything without knowing what colours she […]


Handmade gifts

I made these coasters for my Dad for Christmas and they were very well received. He uses the travel organiser I made him last year regularly and promises to do the same with these. The other gifts I made were mainly chutneys, as I made 8 batches this year using the vegetables we grew,  and […]


Essential Tweed socks

Toe Up socks in Knit Picks Essential TweedPattern: David’s Toe Up Sock Cookbook Yarn: Knit Picks Essential Tweed in Plum (now discontinued) Needles: 2mm Time taken to knit: 21st January 2011 to 2nd June 2011 Toe Up socks in Knit Picks Essential TweedThe yarn was a present from my friend CL in Canada a few […]


Birthday gifts

I’ve always wanted to sew due to the speed and ease that you can create a totally unique item. Knitting is always constant but it can take weeks to make a scarf or a pair of socks whereas a sewn item can take an afternoon or an evening. So for me now being able to […]


And one for me

I made this using scraps of Indian batiks from 2 current projects. I like the back as well. Published with Blogger-droid v1.6.8