Op shop wool cannot be declined, I made a pattern all aligned, A jumper made of scales, Started to come off the rails, When I realised it was over-designed. I came upon an amazing deal at an op shop recently. 11 balls of brand new 100% wool for $11! Despite the colour, I couldn't pass… Continue reading Black jumper part I
A small bag handmade, Turned into a crusade, Taking longer than planned, But in no way bland, The stitching was made, So no seam was betrayed, I think it turned out rather grand. I made this same bag last year. It is essentially a triangular prism, made of two squares, with a zip down… Continue reading Christmas presents 4
Pottery is not something I know, I think it involves something you throw, But a one day course, Only served to enforce, I'm a master at all I undergo.
The topic of this ditty, Is unconventionally pretty, Of resin and clay, And designed to stay, It's known as a Gritty Knitty.
To brighten a room, I made a bloom, On a sieve, That would give, No perfume.
Our day for festive trade, Had by two months been delayed, The pressure was high, Because we couldn't buy As everything had to be handmade.
To use materials we were hoarding, I tried making a cushion with cording, It took little practice, And it's covered in cactus, But new skills are very rewarding.