GardeningWitch Designs at Festiwool 

It’s that time of year again.  The clocks have changed, Halloween has been and gone. Bonfire night is upon us.  And it’s time for Festiwool! Festiwool is a yarn and fibre festival for lovers of textile art, sewing, knitting and crochet, held in Hitchin in Hertfordshire in the UK.  Now in its fourth year, it … Continue reading GardeningWitch Designs at Festiwool 

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Sunday Showcase Part 4 – Knitting Patterns

New Knitting Pattern

Welcome back to my occasional series of blog posts where I share a few details about a new product or part of my business that I’m particularly excited about. In Part 1, I featured one of my project bags and in Part 2 I showed you my shawl pins. This week, the Sunday Showcase continues with […]

Sunday Showcase Part 3 – Stitch Markers

Stitch Markers

Welcome back to my occasional series of blog posts where I share a few details about a new product or part of my business that I’m particularly excited about. In Part 1, I featured one of my project bags and in Part 2 I showed you my shawl pins. This week, the Sunday Showcase continues with … Continue reading Sunday Showcase Part 3 – Stitch Markers

Sunday Showcase Part 2 – Shawl Pins

Shawl Pins from GardeningWitch Designs

Welcome back to my occasional series of blog posts where I share a few details about a new product or part of my business that I'm particularly excited about. Last time I featured one of my project bags. This week, the Sunday Showcase continues with my shawl pins. Apart from being a purely functional item to … Continue reading Sunday Showcase Part 2 – Shawl Pins

YarnLoveChallenge Week 2

#yarnlovechallenge week 2

Following on from the Week 1 summary of #yarnlovechallenge, here is a round up of the second week's posts:   Day 8: Where I Craft. When the weather is nice, I love to craft outside in the garden, though usually I can be found sewing in the dining room or knitting on the sofa. And … Continue reading YarnLoveChallenge Week 2

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

Makers collaborate.

  Earlier this year I attended a series of events for small business owners. I still have to remind myself that I AM a small business owner, really I am. Not just an imposter in a room full of talented and intelligent folk. But I digress ... It was at one of these events that … Continue reading Makers collaborate.