Sunday, 17 January 2010

Birthday Tarot Bag - Knitting

A birthday gift for a London Tarot Study Group friend, in purple silk (although the photo doesn't show this well) from Creations yarn shop in Barnes.

Happy birthday :)

Thursday, 7 January 2010

Thoth Silk Tarot Bag - Knitting

Yet another Tarot bag, and it's for me again! :) Can I help it if I need a little spoiling?

Just before Christmas I bought the medium-sized Thoth Tarot deck from Mysteries in Covent Garden (carrying it home was interesting, it made me dizzy and I hadn't even opened it!) and it needed a bag.

I'd bought some pale silk-and-wool blend yarn from Creations yarn shop in Barnes (highly recommended shop, the German lady is a riot, just remember to bring change as she never has any!) to make a "Cryptic Father Christmas" present for the London Tarot Study Group party, and so I used it up for this! It looks a lot like the gifted bag which I forgot to photograph, but a little shorter and I didn't have the lovely ribbon I used for the gift bag, but did find some nice beads.

Friday, 1 January 2010

Innocent Smoothie Hats - Knitting

Every year Innocent Smoothies support Help the Aged in their Big Knit campaign, where volunteers knit little hats to go on top of the smoothie bottles, send them to Innocent who send them to Sainsbury's supermarkets. The little hats go on the smoothie bottles and 35p is donated to Help the Aged for every hatted smoothie sold. 2009 is the first years I've knitted for the campaign, and I can't wait for next year's Big Knit!!! The projects are ridiculously portable, quick, easy, and satisfying :)