YarnLoveChallenge Week 1

#yarnlovechallenge week 1

At the beginning of February, a challenge was started by Mary Heather and Christina from Ravelry. The challenge is to post on Instagram or Ravelry every day in February related to the day's theme: After posting for a few days, it occurred to me that I'd like to capture what I've posted in a slightly … Continue reading YarnLoveChallenge Week 1

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Festiwool 2016

Festiwool will always be special for me. Back in 2014 it was my first outing as GardeningWitch Designs. I shared a stall with my very good friend, Jane, who was selling her lovely crocheted jewellery as Knitted Jam.   I was very nervous - would people like my products? Would they buy from me? Would … Continue reading Festiwool 2016

Getting ready for Festiwool 2016

  Festiwool is back for its third year in Hitchin on Saturday 12th November and I will be there for my third year as GardeningWitch Designs. I'm looking forward to it and have been assessing stock. Here is a selection of the items that I will be bringing along. Hope to see you there!   … Continue reading Getting ready for Festiwool 2016

The Maker’s Year, Part One: How did I get to where I am now?

Earlier in the year, I was listening to the fabulous A Playful Day podcast. The host, Kate, put forward the idea of The Maker’s Year, a creativity and sustainable living challenge with a seasonal focus, asking folk to share our projects and what making means to us. This struck a chord with me at the … Continue reading The Maker’s Year, Part One: How did I get to where I am now?

Ready for Festiwool…

It seemed such a long way in the future when I first signed up for a stall at Festiwool. Now it's here. I've been up since dark o'clock, frantically stuffing things in bags and crates ... Rather like packing for holiday! I have project bags, stitch markers, shawl pins, cards and labels, and 3 boxes … Continue reading Ready for Festiwool…