Better Half

I am going to have a little rant now, I’ll try to keep it entertaining. You see a lot on TV and movies here a couple get married and the speeches are all about “two becoming one” and being “two halves of a whole” and I really don’t get it. I mean I love Crochet…

I Was Wrong

Now you will have noticed a lot of internet noise surrounding octopus (octopuses is acceptable but I don’t like it). If you don’t know now, there are groups that are organizing crochet and knitted octopus for premature babies as the tentacles (snigger) feel like the umbilical cord. I don’t have a photo of any octopus…

The Case Of The Jade Dragon

I knew they would be trouble as soon as the sisters arrived at my door, they said they had a case for me, that some one had stolen a family heirloom, the Jade Dragon. Though they looked rough around the edges I was in no position to turn away paying work, the life of a…

The Thing

Last week was once again spent chasing certificates for the yarns I want to use for bears and such so I can comply with CE EN71-3 (if a baby sucks on it will it poison them) and this was making me rather restless. I was supposed to be making cupcakes for Dolly’s Haberdashery, hay I have two…

Itchy’s CE testing adventure

Last week I bought a CE testing self certificate pack from Compliance  in order to help me test some items I am thinking of making to sell this pack is not a legal requirement BUT as the law is quite convoluted and complicated it is nice to have things spelled out for you. After a quick…