Just what the world needs – well, my small corner of Lincolnshire, anyway.
Having completed my original, appropriately stone-coloured version of the Lincoln Imp some time ago, thanks to the amazing pattern from The Old Toy Knitting Shop, I’ve now made a fluffy pink version, which sits on top of the hall cupboard.
You can read the story of my first attempt here.
If you’re in the area, please drop by at the Village Hall, Sturton by Stow for the ‘What’s its story?’ event. Vintage and craft stalls, refreshments and you can even get your heirlooms valued.
As fog and frost continue to shroud Fenton with only an occasional burst of watery winter sunshine to dispel the general January murk, this little woolly bird has arrived in handmadebysoo’s garden to cheer us all and remind us that Spring really is just around the corner.
blue tit: 75 birds, butterflies ans beautiful beasties to knit & crochet, by Lesley Stanfield
garden spade: handmadebysoo original!
handmadebysoo is currently on holiday in Yorkshire, walking on the moors and doing lots of knitting, too. The Fenton Knitting Group will resume next Tuesday at The Barn. Till then, keep knitting and Happy New Year!
The members of the Fenton Knitting Group will be travelling to Harrogate on Sunday 4 December to visit the Country Living Magazine Christmas Fair.
You could join us, completely free!
handmadebysoo has a free ticket to the Harrogate Christmas Fair to give away to any new member of the Fenton Knitting Group who attends a meeting before the end of November.
Simply contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org for details, attend your first meeting, any Tuesday evening, and the ticket is yours!
Halloween is a fairly big occasion in Fenton, so it’s fun to join in with a display. We have chocolate eye balls and other ghoulish treats all ready for the trick or treaters. The trumpkin carving went quite well and at handmadebysoo towers we managed to work in quite a lot of wool, too!
In memory of Meka.
Today’s handmadebysoo cake for the Fenton Knitting Group members to enjoy is my take on Gretel Beer’s apple slices. Very continental, but without Gretel’s sultanas as one of our ladies doesn’t eat dried fruit. A sneaky taster as they came out of the oven reveals however that they are still delicious!