Ecofriendly gift ideas

10 Amazing Eco Friendly Gift Ideas

Finding the perfect eco friendly gift just got easier. I’ve done all the searching for you! Here are 10 amazing ideas from small shops that you’ll love.

Why I use Recycled Yarn

It’s recycling week, so I thought it poignant to write a post about why I use recycled yarn. Recycled yarn may mean a number of different things to different people but when I refer to it, generally I’m talking about new yarns that are manufactured from recycled materials. I started using recycled yarns a few …

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Ecofriendly Yarn Reviews

I realise I’m using some wacky and new yarns that some of you will have never heard of at the moment. Soooo, I thought I’d share my honest experiences of them so you know exactly what to expect should you wish to go ecofriendly with your yarns too and try them out. I should say …

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Spiral Crochet Series

The gorgeous and super popular Spiral crochet pattern series, has recently been completed with the addition of a stunning matching Cowl pattern. So now we have a beautiful matching set of Hat, mitts and cowl crochet patterns, all available on Ravelry but here’s the best bit…. If you fancy all three you get one completely …

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Ear Candling

Had a cold or flu? Urrgh know the feeling all too well. Why does it linger on after for weeks on end with nasal congestion, sinus irritation, niggly coughs, tinnitus and hearing problems? Inflammation … that’s why.  Decongestants and steroid sprays to the rescue? Well, they can help a little, and that’s all your GP …

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I like Big Bows …

.. and I cannot lie!  Who’s with me? Big … fabulous  … on trend … why not?  So here’s my take on the big bow. It’s really easy and FREE here on the blog too. FAV on Ravelry I used a size 4mm (G) hook and dk acrylic and made it using UK treble stitches (double crochet US), but if you …

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Top Vitamins for Boosting the Immune System

Urgh winter can be fraught with colds and sniffles that leave lingering niggles behind for weeks. Or worse catching another after because the immune system just can’t recover. But fear not there are things you can do to help kick start it again and get back to feeling good again. Vitamins, vitamins, vitamins! Yep, they’re …

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Bread Bag Plarn

Bread bags make really great Plarn and it’s so easy I promise. You’ll be plarning all your bags, thin carrier bags, toilet roll bags and bread bags. This loop method works well for all of these. It doesn’t suit thicker plastics like the “bags for life” (pah who are they kidding!) though. Try the spiral …

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