Tuesday, 2 September 2014

Some creative inspiration from The Doctor

Although blogging has been neglected this year, creativity has continued!

These blankets are the result of my latest creative endeavours - introducing "The Doctor" collection by Mini-Me Handcrafts! Which one is your favourite?

"Don't Blink" lap blanket, approx 70cm x 85cm. Crocheted in 100% machine washable luxury wool. Stylised Weeping Angel design by Amy Schilling.

"TARDIS" lap blanket, approx 76cm x 92cm. Crocheted in 100% machine washable luxury wool. Stylised TARDIS design by F.P. Molina.

"Exterminate" lap blanket, approx 68cm x 84cm. Crocheted in 100% machine washable luxury wool. Stylised Dalek design by Amy Schilling.

"Wibbly Wobbly Timey Wimey" lap blanket, approx 72cm x 86cm. Crocheted in 100% machine washable luxury wool. Stylised TARDIS design by Kat W.

These four blankets will be available to purchase at the Science Geek showcase at The Bluebirds Boutique on Facebook next Thursday 4th September 2014.

Christine xx

Sunday, 2 March 2014

A crochet flashback to the 80s

I had a blast creating some crochet items to suit a showcase theme "I love the 80s".

Hooded scarf inspired by the album War by U2, released February 1983.
Crocheted in striking hand dyed "Magpie" by Angie's Studio and "Clare's Red" by Miss Jane Knits.
Pattern by Crochet Dreamz.

Mobius shoulder wrap inspired by the album Red Sails in the Sunset by Midnight Oil, released October 1984.
Crocheted in stunning hand dyed "Acer" by Featherbrush Yarns.
Pattern by Doris Chan. 

Lace infinity scarf inspired by the album Like a Virgin by Madonna, released November 1984.
Crocheted in gorgeous hand dyed "Soul Warmer" by Jodulbug Creations (now Meraki Studio NZ).
Pattern by Elisa Purnell. 

Lace shawl inspired by the album Zenyattà Mondatta by The Police, released October 1980.
Crocheted in amazing hand dyed "Zenyattà Mondatta" 4ply gradient by Sheepish by Sarah, specially created for this showcase.
Pattern by Anastasia Roberts.

The showcase was held at Yarnification on Facebook from 28th Feb to 2nd March.

Christine xx

Monday, 10 February 2014

January just slipped right past me...

January has come and gone without a blog post from me. So here is my month in pictures: 

A family holiday in Tasmania...

... some school holiday cooking... 

... and some crocheting. 

Pattern by Twinkie Chan.
Pattern by Josephine Wu.
Pattern by Drops Design.
Hand dyed yarn by Red Riding Hood Yarns.
Pattern by Jessica Woofter.
My own design.
Christine xx