Tag Archives: Hobbycraft

Don’t bite off more (yarn) than you can chew.

I had work today. You know, work, at Hobbycraft? The job that I love? I learnt an important lesson today. Don’t be cocky, and bite off more yarn than you can chew. No, really. I loaded up a cage in … Continue reading

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The Big Reveal…Christmas Crafting – Rainbow Trout!

This is Part Two of the Big Reveal, and this time it’s about the Rainbow Trout I made for my Daddy. I departed from yarny things again, and this time concentrated on sewing with felt…and machine embroidery! I have no … Continue reading

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The Big Reveal…Christmas Crafting – Elephants

Having put up a number of tantalising hints as to my Christmas crafting on the blog, I am happy to announce that I can reveal the things I made in the lead-up to the festive period. The first was based … Continue reading

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[Blogjacking] – Free Cross-stitch!

I’ve been straying from knitting since I got the Hobbycraft job (don’t worry, knitting still has a warm and fuzzy place in the centre of my heart). I used to┬álove cross-stitch. The first one I ever did was a Newton’s … Continue reading

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The Disadvantages of Employment (and Happy Blogoversary)

It’s been a while since I posted…again. Argh! I’ve been thinking rather hard about the advantages and disadvantages of employment recently. I’ll be generous and list them out for you here…! Advantages Earning potential! Having something to do all day. … Continue reading

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[Blogjacking] – Advent Calendar

Happy December! I’ve been incredibly, incredibly busy the last few days. Christmas is getting scarily close for a crafter…I know a lot of people will be going “what, it’s not for another three weeks!!” If you’re a crafter, you understand, … Continue reading

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New beginnings…Hobbycraft

I am now a General Assistant at Hobbycraft Orpington. Yay! This blog will remain my own, no opinions or anything of the sort will be in anyway affiliated to Hobbycraft. Just so I’m covered! (I don’t think they even know … Continue reading

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Sheldon, and all of his bits.

I started knitting Sheldon on the day of my birthday party – how’s that for a memory! Sheldon is a little turtle designed by Ruth Homrighaus on Knitty.com. After knitting Turtle’s Turtles┬áthis year, I decided I needed another turtle – … Continue reading

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Accessorising!

Hello, hope everyone is OK on this grey morning! I haven’t much to report, still really busy at work and keeping myself occupied with plenty of knitting projects. I’ve just ordered a load of accessories from Hobbycraft — circular magnets, … Continue reading

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Hobbycraft Sunday

I hope everyone had a lovely weekend* and enjoyed themselves thoroughly. I definitely did — for one thing, the lovely boy and I went to visit my cousins and his parents, and we raided both fridges and pantry cupboards. Our … Continue reading

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