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I want to make something and I don't know what.

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OhYouBadBadKitten Mon 06-Jun-11 19:52:25


I'm in a really meh mood. a bit bored and fed up, I have some big (voluntary) work projects paused while I wait for input. I darent start anything new as thats how i get into trouble - start another project which suddenly grows and gets out of hand and then all of a sudden everything happens at once and I turn into a gibbering wreck.

So I need something soothing and crafty to do in the mean time please. I can knit (a bit). I can't do anything that requires fine eyesight which rules out a lot of hand sewing and beading. I just can't think what to do!

OhYouBadBadKitten Mon 06-Jun-11 19:53:19

If it were a bit different that would be cool. Maybe make a matchstick Millennium wheel or something.

bigbadbarry Mon 06-Jun-11 19:54:29

Are you on ravelry? Loads of interesting and different knitting projects on there to choose from smile

OhYouBadBadKitten Mon 06-Jun-11 19:57:36

You are right there might be something there I could do! thanks!!!!

I think I might quite to make a big noticeboard thing for dds rosettes. How do you make a big noticeboard thing that looks nice?? (I guess that wouldnt be knitting!)

OhYouBadBadKitten Mon 06-Jun-11 20:00:47

What a great idea that bbb.
I might make this
cheered me up no end you have!

bigbadbarry Mon 06-Jun-11 20:01:39

Will DD want to pin her rosettes to that?

OhYouBadBadKitten Mon 06-Jun-11 20:01:49

I could make a mooncup cover


OhYouBadBadKitten Mon 06-Jun-11 20:02:06

maybe when she is older BBB wink

bigbadbarry Mon 06-Jun-11 20:03:06

I thin that might be a different sort of trophy...

OhYouBadBadKitten Mon 06-Jun-11 20:05:18

seriously, there are some really good ideas on there. thank you smile

shodatin Sun 12-Jun-11 23:21:16

My latest new craft was knitting coffee-mug covers (for insulation). Can recommend them for being quick and as simple or complicated as you like, while using up small amounts of wool. And, I don't know anyone else who makes them so most people would like one.
(This is a thank-you for your help with viewing the ISS ages ago)

OhYouBadBadKitten Mon 13-Jun-11 12:22:26

Coffee mug covers smile what a good idea! Thank you. You are very welcome btw smile

I decided to teach myself to crochet. Easier than I thought and I've got a bit addicted to granny squares blush Busy this week but I can feel my fingers itching to just do 'one more round'.

shodatin Mon 13-Jun-11 23:49:50

Crochet's an excellent idea, and there are patterns for coffee-mugs too...

OhYouBadBadKitten Tue 14-Jun-11 07:29:00

Excellent!!! I shall look them out smile

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