Tag: craft

Photos: Painting

Photos: Painting

This set of painting stock photos holds some of my most popular images. The concept of a paintbrush loaded with paint, halfway through covering a surface, can be used in so many different ways. The various still life photos conjure up the broad ideas of 

Pink cable knitting stitch – Society6 collection

Pink cable knitting stitch – Society6 collection

Maybe one day I’ll get my fingers and brain around cable stitch in knitting, but for now it’s a bridge – or needle – too far! There’s no denying its appeal though and so I commissioned a stretch of it for my photography. You’ll find 

Behind the scenes – Knitting treats

Behind the scenes – Knitting treats

Every time I do a row, I get an M&M, because I’m a grownup. A grownup with a blue tongue.

Behind the scenes: Knitting again

Behind the scenes: Knitting again

Thanks to geotagging I know exactly where I was on the M25 when I took this. Happily I’ve always been able to read, or do something other than just stare out of the window as a passenger in the car and autumn beginning seemed a 

Labor Day Sale at Etsy!

Labor Day Sale at Etsy!

I’m joining Etsy’s Labor Day Sale this year with 10% off everything in my shop from 30th August to 3rd September 2018. The sale is open to US shoppers only, who can use the code ETSYLABORDAY2018 at checkout to save a few dollars and cents 

Hat and scarf sets on Etsy

Hat and scarf sets on Etsy

To keep people looking effortlessly coordinated, I have a number of matching hat and scarf sets available. Aside from choices from my stash, some of my favourite yarns are huge 200g balls I’ve found at the local craft shop. They’re from the James C. Brett 

Neckwarmers and scarves on Etsy

Neckwarmers and scarves on Etsy

Keep toasty warm in autumn and winter with my range of knitted scarves and neckwarmers. There is a range of lengths, weights and colours to choose from. Alongside the traditional straight scarves for adults and children, you’ll also find a number of tubular neckwarmers. These 

Knitted headbands on Etsy

Knitted headbands on Etsy

This design was inspired by seeing a knitted headband a friend was wearing in her travel photos. A lightweight alternative to a knitted hat, which could still offer warmth, particularly around your ears. So I took up my needles and came up with this headband, 

Knitted hats on Etsy

Knitted hats on Etsy

With all the beautiful wool in my stash, I’ve been able to produce quite a range of knitted hats and beanies. I’m always drawn to variegated yarns, but there are plenty of other block colours, or double-stranded items. There’s the odd bobble hat, brimless beanies 

Photos: Abstract painted backgrounds

Photos: Abstract painted backgrounds

Abstract paintings with smears, daubs and erratic spatters of acrylic paint form this set of stock photo backgrounds. More variations will be added to this set over time. The various colours of freehand-painted borders have plenty of white copy space in the centre for your