Tuesday, 23 July 2013

Loving granny squares

My latest crochet class went wonderfully - three new crochet recruits have mastered making granny squares and will hopefully be moving on to making plenty of exciting crochet items :-)

I love being able to teach people my favourite hobby so hopefully I'll be able to schedule another class soon.

Tuesday, 16 July 2013

Beginning crochet class

Just wanted to post quickly about my next up coming crochet class just in case any of you are in the Sale area this Sunday...

Date: Sunday 21st July
Time: 2 - 5pm
Address: 13 Dixon Close, Sale, M33 3JU
Refreshments: Tea/Coffee and cake will be provided.
Facebook event details

Please bring along some Double Knit (DK) yarn and we'll have you crocheting granny squares in no time!

Cost of class is £7.50, because places are limited you will need to pay a £5 deposit to book - please contact me to arrange this.

Monday, 8 July 2013

Perfect day for a stall

With the sun shining (a rare event in a British Summer) I took along a stack of crochet goodness and set up a stall at my little boy's school Summer fair.

Because of having to make up a large batch of stock to fill a whole stall with I've been very busy recently making up lots of goodies - including a good number of my lovely new crochet flower brooches.

Hopefully over the next couple of days the good weather will continue so I can take some decent photos of all my new stock to show you. 

Monday, 22 April 2013

Seemed like a good idea at the time...

Well I thought I was doing really well when I washed out this cute stackable storage container that used to be filled with bath confetti and repurposed it into button storage.

However it seems that not only can my mischievous 18 month old get into my crochet supplies she can also open this container up.

She was caught red handed with it open and quite a few of the buttons missing - these were to be found being sucked fiercely as she seemed to think these were sweets. Buttons have been taken away now and put somewhere high up...

Thursday, 21 February 2013

New button supplies

I'm so excited to have a new stash of buttons to try out from paper-and-string!

These buttons are part of a new range of hand dyed buttons that are going to be made available in Sarah's online shop soon - I've managed to get my hands on some samples to test out on my booties, hair clips & some other new items I'm working on.

Right best get started...

Monday, 11 February 2013

Facebook page competition

Just a quick post to say that I'm currently hosting a little competition on my Facebook page (www.facebook.com/pages/Pretty-Crochet-Things/113780222096809) for the chance to win one pair of my crochet hair clips.

So if you fancy a chance to win some then why not head over there now - the closing date for entries is Thursday 14th February.

Good luck!

Thursday, 7 February 2013

Shop filling

Lots and lots has been happening behind the scenes of my Etsy store recently. I've been doing quite a bit of promoting on Etsy and my stock is getting lots of people viewing and favouriting it.

I've also listed a load of new booties & hair clips so my store is very well stocked right now. All this extra work seems to be paying off with lots of interest and a surprise order this weekend :-)

I'm working on a few new items for the shop - these flower brooches are what I'm hoping to start listing next... just need to get a button delivery sorted out (dashes off to paper-and-string)