What will today bring ?

Every day bring us a new challange in one way or another even if we dont relize it each day i try to be posative, helpfull and not moan as much as the prevoius day but working with the public can put a lot of strain on this theory so try to do to others what you can expect of them and it might just all work out nicely .if not just count to 10...........or in my case a 110 !!!

Wednesday, 15 October 2014


Tonight I came home from the knitting nutters laughing so much that I nearly wet myself! I just had to share with you all my joy.
We all get down in the dumps and life sometimes is not good to us but we have to get on with it and what helps me through is the mad nutters 

Since joining Mrs T's Wool shop knitting group I have learned so much that can't even begin to list it all ( and that's not even things to do with knitting lol) I have made new freinds old and young . We meet every Wednesday night for two hours or more and the fun and frolics we get up to is no joke from pink pj party's eating chips and curry to raise money for poorly kiddies to looking after are elderly ladies with there cataract ops we just all one big family really .
        The sense of belonging to a group of women that all share the same passion for crafting and helping one another is so overwhelming that I can honestly say I have some of the most valued friends that you could wish for , and I look forward to my Wednesday night as my therapy that keeps me sain .

We drink tea,coffee eat cake biscuits cheese n crackers and put the world to rights slag of hubby's praise the boyfriends moan at the kids and all share in the revelations of day to day family life that lets face it is getting harder and harder for us all as the years go bye but for that short few hours that we meet we all help each other through chatting laughing and sometimes even crying .

     I consider myself a very lucky lady to have such good friends and here's to many more nutter knitting nights at Mrs T's 
                   Love to you all xxxxx

Monday, 13 October 2014

The spectacular knit & stitch show

Well what a fantastic time we had I'm still buzzing from all the excitement even tho I have bee up since 5am in the morning my eyes will just not close tonight as I re-live today's whole experience it was..........simply fandappa dosey 

We all met nice and early out side MrsT wool with out wagons ready to board the coach 

Our lovely driver Chris did a grand job and got us there in no time we had all planed to do our projects on the coach but we were so excited and talked no stop it was soon time to get off

 As we got off the coch and assembled ourselves,  the excitement took hold again.
             I didn't know what to expect so I held an open mind as we had Rosie with us in our group we were able to enter the disabled access (bloody good job as we had to turf her out the chair to hold all our purchases,and believe me there was many)

 The stalls and stands were so colourfull you couldn't resist to go and touch and ooh Arrrr at all the luxury yarns and materials we we like kiddies in a sweetie shop 


We had only bin in the hall 5 minuets when we spotted Atic 24 we all ran to the stylecraft stall where "Lucy" in the flesh was chatting away to the public as we pushed are way to the froun to meet her I was in aur. Her wounderfull craftsmanship she was so nice and chatted to us we had photos taken and Mandy and I both purchesd the "cottage blanket" kit 

    Meeting Lucy 

This was the icing on the cake think Mandy was in wool heaven, Vicky and Rosie too.


   The next stop was the amazing  rug knitting crochet from ingrid. Vicky has been dream of this stall for weeks.
I found it breath taking to see all the things she had mad using very thick yarn made from rugs and huge hooks and needles like broomsticks the colours blended together you would never have thought go together but some how it worked ,even Rosie was hooked and got in there too 

 Rugs galour      

There were just so many beautiful things to see and buy


After all that excitement it was time for lunch ,cup of tea and a good old look at what we had got so far rest are legs ready for part two 

The place itself was a really lovely light and airy 
As the afternoon flew bye we bought more and more yarn ,beads ,fabric,pins crochet hooks,needles you name it we got it goodness how much we all spent but it was worth every penny.
Full of high sprits we returned back to the coach loaded down with are goodies all chatting and swapping with the other what we had all bought.



Happy faces, soon turned into sleep ones as we dreamt about the wonderfull creations we were going to make .


I had such a wonderful day thank you to Mandy ,Vicki, Rosie my play mates for the day and to all of Mrs T's wool shop roll on next year 😘


                                    Just some of the goodies I bought 




Tuesday, 7 October 2014

Ally pally

Well,it's 5 days and counting and I'm off to Alexandra palace in London for the knit and craft show 
I'm so excited got my penny's save,trolley washed and polished all,react to get my bargains 

I have wanted to go for a long time but never had anybody to go with since joing Mrs T's knitting club I have made loads of great freinds young and old and have the pleasure of joing them on our trip.

I will take loads of pic and fill you in of all the fun we get upto there's a whole coach load of us all mad"knitters"  God help the poor driver 

Friday, 3 October 2014

Scarf crazy

                                                  Autumn  colours  
               Blues& greens 
                                                                  Go bold with purple 

I never thought I would ever be able to crochet but just 10'short weeks ago a fellow knitty friend taught me to do flowers well I'm hooked!

I found this pattern for a simple triangular scarf and well I can't stop now I have made about 7 now 
The different colour combinations are endless flowers tassels braids the choice is yours what do you think 
       Classic black & white 




Thursday, 5 June 2014

Flowers for Rosie

This last week I ave been learning to crochet and I can say that I'm well and truly hooked lol.

One of our fellow knitters from our group at mrs T's is not well and going through a hard time battling cancer she's a wounderfull kid only 13 yrs old and always a big smile on her face she puts us all to shame so we are raising money for her and the children's hospice in brum by making flowers broches to sell in the shop the girls at knitting are doing a great job and Michelle taught me how to do a flower and they have turnd out great I'm so chuffed I'm now looking to take on a bigger project use ing more flowers 

Theses are doubled layers ones 

This is a rose 

And these are my Daisy's  it's all good fun 
 Now theses are the bigger projects I'd like to try