At the end of 2015 I crocheted some woolly hats for the big knit, a joint campaign between Age UK and innocent drinks that helps vulnerable older people. Every time innocent sells a little bottle of drink wearing a hat, they donate 25p to Age UK to help keep older people warm and well over winter. Since 2003 they’ve raised an astonishing £1.9m from the 6 million hats that have been sent – incredible! Continue reading
I really enjoy crafting for charities and good causes. Not only does it raise money and awareness of issues, I get to hone my skills too. Last year I supported seven different charities.
These crocheted flowers were for a yarn bomb during Bath in Fashion 2016, all in aid of the Royal United Hospital Forever Friends Cancer Care campaign.
I’ve been crafting for as long as I can remember. Embroidery was my first love, followed by miniatures and card making. More recently I’ve taken up textile crafts and have become slightly obsessed with crochet. I also enjoy photography and baking. As you can see I like to try different things so who knows what I will attempt next!
I hope you enjoy following my adventures in crafting.