As most of you will now know I live in York, UK. A beautiful and historic city which nurtures craft and creativity. What some of you might not know however, is that I am originally from a little town in South Wales, Porthcawl. This weekend I took a few days out of my busy schedule… Continue reading Sea, Sand & Sunburn
DOWNLOAD YOUR TWIDDLE-MUFF PATTERN HERE! What are Twiddle-muffs & why am I making them? For those of you who don’t know me in person, in March 2016 I started a knit, crochet and craft community in York called The York KnitWits. Our online community has over 250 members and we meet twice weekly to… Continue reading Time to Twiddle-Muff!
You may have read the first post I wrote called ‘Welcome to the Woollen Madness’. If you have you will be aware that I have a crafty business venture in mind and intend to detail my crafty journey right here on this blog. If you haven’t read it, you won’t be aware, but that’s all about… Continue reading Let’s Get Down to Business
I am happy to share with you my pattern for a Black Cat Silhouette Cushion: a brilliant addition to any living space! DOWNLOAD THE PATTERN HERE Last weekend I saw a friend working in Intarsia Crochet and I thought to myself: that is so cool! It played on my mind for a day or two and I… Continue reading Intarsia Crochet Cat Cushion
I write today to share with you my magical adventure to…. Chester. Having never been to this historical city before I was excited, but dubious that it could ever be as beautiful & historic as York, where I currently reside. I still think York wins, but Chester came pretty close. The train journey there was… Continue reading The Adventure to Chester
This week I started making my Christmas presents. Early I know, but when you make all of your presents, you really have to plan ahead! My idea is to make flannels [wash cloth] for my family & friends and wrap a handmade bar of soap from a local company in each (you can definitely steal… Continue reading The Fancy Flannel Pattern
Welcome to the Cherry Floss Crafts Blog! I like many others am a self-confessed, serial crafter with a serious addiction to wool. My head is literally overflowing with ideas to expand the crafty identity of my local area, York, UK, my beautiful, historical, crafty fortress. Click the post title to read more!