Hello friends its been a while!
Sorry for my absence in blogging,
but my health has had other ideas and kept me away sadly.
I've not been idle though, far from it,
you can always find me on
most days, to see whats on my hook!
I thought you'd like to see the gorgeous flowers I've been making recently,
as this is something quite different and great fun!
I'm using a pattern from
which in all honestly is the easiest flower pattern I've ever used.
It's made in a flat strip which you wind it up to make the flower.
Variations can be made with tighter winding for a bud,
or looser winding for an open flower.
You can buy this pattern
I have used vintage knitting needles for the stems, which
I have collected from charity shops.
If you fancy trying this, do ask in the shops, as they keep them out of sight!
Simply wind up the flower tightly, stitch it in place
and then push the knitting needle through the middle.
The flowers are best made in cotton yarn.
I have used
These flowers are now for sale in my
is that I've been doing a lot of work here behind the scenes,
making some updates to my blog. To tidy it up
and make it easier for you to find things,
I have 2 new pages for
You can find the pages list on the top right of the blog.
I do hope this makes life easier for you and gives you much pleasure.
Next I will be working on a page for Colour Recipes
so watch this space!
Wishing you all a happy hooky day
x x x