£15.50 £15.50Visit product page →This beautiful kit is the second collaboration between myself and the lovely girls at Sew Happy Creative. As always it has been a pleasure to work with them and I am happy to be able to share this with you.Option One is the kit with the shades we chose.Option two is for the kit and your choice of Catona cotton shades.For this option- Add the kit to your basket and then add the shades of catona cotton you wish to use. The total price will add up to £15.50**The Kit and PDF pattern are not available to purchase alone***I will email the pdf pattern to you once I dispatch your order..Fiona designed a gorgeous mandala, slightly adapted from the mandala from the mini Xmas Advent crochet along we did last year and has added a coaster pattern too.I find mandalas the perfect mindful project. I love to make them. They allow for mindful moments and you can create it over a day, a weekend or if your life is busy and stressful you can make a row a day and take a short, mindful time out to relax..We chose this calm colour palette of Catona cotton and option one (see below) is to purchase this combination. The shades are 506 Caramel, 130 Old Lace, 414 Peach and 249 Saffron.In the sturdy Kraft box you get the four 25gm balls of yarn (if you choose option 2 please add four balls of catona to your basket as well) a 15gm ball of Scheepjes Cahlista cotton (colour will be chosen at random) for you to try, a pukka love tea bag, a handmade glass bead stitch marker by Libby at Libbycraft and a wooden button with " I had you in my heart when I made this" on. There is a cotton canvas project bag included. I have a free pattern for a small flower (as seen in the image) that you could use to decorate the bag and have included as Tibetan silver Lotus flower charm motif that you could use to dangle from the drawstring as added decoration. Everything will come wrapped in tissue paper and sealed in the box. You can use the box to gift the mandala and Coasters..The kit price includes 4 balls of catona and only four balls fit in the box but you could add more catona to your basket if you wanted to use more shades in the design. You can see some examples below of how the mandala looks in different shades.....
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Loopy about Craft. Kits that feed your creative side. For the festive season: A little box with a lot of heart, designed to share the love and celebrate the Little Stars in your life. Perfect to celebrate the arrival of a new baby. Another way I have used these stars is to give them with a little gift to the older siblings of a new arrival. But really no reason is needed. Just because they are a Star.
Choose three balls of Scheepjes Catona Cotton and add to your basket with this kit. Use code stargarland at checkout to get £2.97 credit for the Catona Cotton. (this code is only redeemable when used in conjunction with this kit) The kit costs £11.50 plus £2.80 uk postage.
You will require a 3mm hook. This is not included in the kit but I have Clover and Knitpro waves amongst other hooks in stock. I designed this very simple but effective star with novice crocheters in mind. If you have the basic stitches you can expand your repertoire with this design. You can choose the shades you make the garland in. Choose the colours your little star loves or match them to a nursery/bedroom/playroom.
A crochet kit for you to make and then gift in the box it comes in or you can gift the kit for the recipient to crochet and then gift to the little star in their life. There is everything needed to wrap the finished item beautifully. The kit has tissue paper in that can be used again and there is a bobbin with curling ribbon, a kraft tag with star cut out and a star charm to add to the tag. There is also a postcard included, designed especially for this kit, it can be framed. There will be room in the box for you to add a special little gift should you wish.
Everything fits neatly in the reusable Kraft box.
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This is a new version of the Star Garland kit .
Choose three balls of Scheepjes Catona Cotton and add to your basket with this kit (this item does not include the yarn) The image shows just a few of the possible combinations you could choose. If you would like me to show you any colours together please contact me and I can send you a picture. You could use your own yarn to make the garland and just buy this little kit for the pattern with the buttons etc to finish off your garland and to gift it in the organza bag.
A little bag with a lot of heart, designed to share the love and celebrate the Little Stars in your life. Perfect to celebrate the arrival of a new baby. Another way I have used these stars is to give them with a little gift to the older siblings of a new arrival. But really no reason is needed. Just because they are a Star.
You could use the catona but I have also made them using other cotton - Rico Creative Aran, Rico Creative Aran Print and Scheepjes Cahlista which give a larger star and the Scheepjes Twinkle for a sparkly star. I have also made a garland using Scheepjes Merino soft The list of Yarns to use is a long one! Add any options you like to your basket along with this kit. If the yarns you choose are larger balls they may not fit in the organza bag but the Garland you create should fit in to gift it.
You will require a 3mm hook if using the Catona (I use a 4mm hook as I am quite a tight crocheter). This is not included in the kit but I have Clover and Knitpro waves amongst other hooks in stock. I designed this very simple but effective star with novice crocheters in mind. If you have the basic stitches you can expand your repertoire with this design.
You get two wooden star design buttons, a tibetan silver star charm, an organza bag to store your project in and to gift it in, a printed folding pattern, A card that can be framed that says "You were born to sparkle, stay strong and shine on" this was a phrase my daughter Emily used when she raised over £1800 by Shaving her hair off for two Cancer Charities when she was 13.
A perfect little project for you to make and then gift or it will make a super cute gift for someone to create themselves and then gift. A simple but effective star that can be made in colours of your choice.You can choose the shades you make the garland in. Choose the colours your little star loves or match them to a nursery/bedroom/playroom.
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I am so pleased to share with you the Mustard Medley Cushion cover kit and pattern. This is a collaboration between myself and Fiona of Sew Happy Creative. Fiona is on Instagram and facebook. She also has an Etsy store where she sells more of her patterns and beautiful makes. I am thrilled she agreed to work with me.
We wanted to offer a kit that felt like a treat to yourself but could also be a perfect gift to give to a crocheter in your life. The ingredients are of a good quality and in large part have been sourced from other small businesses. See below for the kit contents. Fiona has compiled a very detailed tutorial with many helpful images. Cushion pad and Hook not included. You will need a 4.5mm hook. I have Clover and Knit pro waves hooks in stock.
The traditional granny square fitted perfectly for the design and the pattern/tutorial with extensive images and detailed descriptions will suit a confident or advanced beginner. We spent quite some time choosing the shades and our final choice was inspired by Orla Kiely and her Rhododendron design. I think it is a blend of shades that can work in many schemes.The yarn is Cahlista, this aran weight cotton yarn is beautiful to work with and makes a soft but hard wearing cushion cover. The shades we chose are 4 balls code 130 old lace, 1 ball of each of peach 414, saffron 249, moon rock 254, caramel 506.
There are a couple of options to purchase the pattern/tutorial (which will be emailed as a pdf file) and yarn. I have described them here and you can click on the appropriate option on the drop down menu to purchase you choice.
Option 1: Purchase the kit - details below - with the 8 balls of yarn in the shades chosen by Fiona and myself and the pattern (which will be emailed as a pdf file for you to use on your phone or laptop or you can print it out) The value of the kit and yarn at full price would be £31.67.Selling price of £26.00 which is a saving £5.67 on the full selling price.
Option 2: Purchase the Kit and your choice of Cahlista. Add the kit (including the pdf pattern and the kit as described above) to your basket and then add 8 shades of your choice from the Cahlista range. Selling price £26.00 saving £5.67 on the full selling price.
Option 3: Purchase the pattern (which will be emailed as a pdf file)and then add the required amount of Cahlista (8 balls in total - 4 balls of the main shade and 1 ball of each of the other four shades you chose) You will also get a heart stitch marker in your parcel. ***Pattern not available to purchase on its own*** Cost £16.12
The kit includes:
4 wooden buttons with "handmade with love". A loopy about crochet Project bag, a handmade Stitch marker by Beth at Koru clay Studios, the pdf pattern by Fiona, knit pro wool needles, a butterfly charm that can be made into a bag charm or key ring with the added lobster clasp and split ring. The kit value (not including the packaging) is £19.75
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