Black Friday and Cyber Monday

Here in New Zealand, Black Friday and Cyber Monday are just starting to become “a thing”… though it makes no sense whatsoever. I think it’s the second biggest sale time of the year… Boxing Day is the big one. This is just a quick note to say that Etsy is also having a sale… and…

Lobster Claw Cable Ponytail Hat

This Lobster Claw Cable Messy Bun hat is literally my favourite thing right now. I love the colour, the texture, the style, the look…. Here is the pattern for you. I also made a removable pom pom for those days when I don’t want it to be a messy bun hat. Instructions for this here.…

Pikachu Ears – Pokemon Knitting Pattern

Recently in Pokemon Go, avatars could add Pikachu ears to their character. Clearly I needed to do this…. and also I needed these in real life. Afterall, Pikachu ears are cute, and they make such a simple costume addition. You will need: Yellow DK yarn (less than a ball) Black DK yarn (even less) Headband…

Remembrance Day Poppy Knitting Pattern

FLiving in the town where all the soldiers trained to leave for WWI keeps the war right in the centre of your vision. Yesterday a sculpture was unveiled for remembrance of those who fought, and those who were left behind. It’s also the time of year that knitted poppies appear, perfect for yarn bombing. A…