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This is the cutest little knitting pattern. One that I developed to meet a need for work, but I’ve used it for ourselves a few times now. They make great decorations, little toys or even a little learning aid. This free knitting pattern really is quick and easy to knit and then stitch up. They’re also a wonderful way to use up the odd little bits of yellow, black and white you may have lying around.
If you follow the blog then you will know that my little man has recently potty trained. I would love to take credit but to be honest it was all on him. He was simply ready. One thing that helped enormously though was a reward chart. When he started to get a little bored of using the potty every time, a reward chart really kept him motivated to keep going. What I was really surprised of though was how well… Keep Reading
Last week we made a fabulous little owl cushion which the Bear got for Christmas as a craft pack. It was a really quick make that was easy and really simple for little people to get their heads – and hands! – around. However, as soon as we were finished, the first thing that Henry said was “where mine?” with a sorrowful little face on him. It’s a face I can’t resist and because he knows his mama so well… Keep Reading
The weather has seriously taken a turn for the worse this week hasn’t it? After such a mild Christmas the cold blast has been a little bit of a shock this week. Luckily though, I knitted this stash busting chunky bobble hat a few weeks ago which has been keeping little ears warm! As this is such a quick and easy knit, I thought I’d share what I did to make it with you all.