Thursday, 13 October 2016

Podcast Number Five ..... A WINNER and my first A~LONG!

Hello my lovely friends
I've been missing you so much

I have just posted podcast number five up on YouTube!
it took some doing to be honest
it was a tricky one.

My beautiful darling brother

In exciting news .....

We have a winner
and my first 'A~Long'

and here are my show notes.....

In the Making

Breathing Space by Veera Valimaki
in The wool barn Silky singles in Light mauve and crema

Surprise socks for a special friend in knit picks Felici in Balloon

Giveaway winner

The winner of this amazing skein of


Dianne who is PEGGY MAY YARNS on ravelry

Many congratulations Dianne!
I'll be in touch.

Thank you to everyone who entered, your flavours made me giggle x

Finished things

Bertie Bott's Beans socks for my Sweet Bee
in the giveaway yarn from Little French Meadow


Dotty Love Socks for my beautiful niece 
I used the incredible pattern by Abbey Morris Designs

Cosy Healing Bed Socks for my dear mum

From my Postie

A million thank yous to these adorable ladies .....

Jodi and Tracie from the Grocery Girls Podcast
Tracy from Norah George yarns
Julie of Suffolk Socks


Please pop over to my Ravelry group to enter
(oh yeah!)
All the details are there for your perusing
I'd love so much for you to join in!

My planed MERRY~A~LONG makes .....

Hat for Briony with a BIG pompom
Knee length bed Socks for my mum
Armadillo for my great nephew
tree decoration for my bestie
Bear Pillow for my great nephew
Cushion cover for a very special friend
Knitting kit for my beautiful niece 

Perhaps a little ambitious!

Please tag your Intstagram photos with


Podcast love

Kate from Loop & Bar 
Pauline from The Yarn Shelter
Antonella from Antonella Makes
Anna-Leena from Anna Knitter

In my shop

'Peace and Love' large Project bags
In honour of my Beautiful biggest brother
for the charity
25 pounds from the sale of each bag will be donated
They will be listed in my Etsy shop on
October Friday 21st at 7pm BST

Handy time converter gizmo

Back soon my loves!

BIG love
x Jooles x

Friday, 19 August 2016

Podcast Number Four ..... How Do YOU Like Your Bertie Bott's?

Hello my friends
I hope all is wonderful with you x

❤ ❤ 

Podcast number four is here
..... and it comes with a V. Exciting GIVEAWAY!
(find out how to enter further down this post)

BETSY  :o)

and here are my show notes.....

In the Making

Tulsi socks knit in the most beautiful yarn from sweet sparrow yarns

Smitten quilt you can find the pattern at Pretty fabrics & trims 
and I purchased my kit from Paper Pieces

Finished Things

yarn form Sugar mouse knitting on Etsy
for my gorgeous pal Heather from Pink Milk

From my Postie
(my postie has been BUSY)

SEA DREAMS yarn from Yan-tan-tethera yarn

Silky Singles yarn for my Breathing Space jumper from The Wool Barn

My beautiful swap goodies were from Dani from Little bobbins

Dianne from Elm tree yarns sweetly gifted me Mr Tod yarn
plus another to giveaway ..... I have a plan!

Yola & Alison from Little French Meadow gifted me a skein of 
plus one to giveaway ..... SEE BELOW!!!!!

Amber from SIMPLE LOVE
gifted me a set of her Watching Gilmore girls minis


This giveaway is now closed

For your chance to win an AMAZING skein of

Please leave a comment on this blog post

telling me what your worst & best flavour Bertie Bott Bean would be


I'm so excited to hear your ideas!
The lucky winner will be announced on my next podcast


This giveaway is now closed

In my shop

(September 2nd at 7pm BST)
Handy time converter gizmo

I also showed my

which are available in my Etsy shop

Here is the Ikea frame that the square one fits into

❤ ❤ 

Back soon my loves!

BIG love
x Jooles x

Monday, 1 August 2016

Liberty of London 'Party Bird' Projects Bags .....

..... will be filling my Etsy shop shelves on 
Wednesday 3rd August at 12 noon UK time
(that's the Wednesday!)

Back soon!

BIG love
x Jooles x

Friday, 29 July 2016

Podcast Number Three ..... The Long One x

Hello my sweet friends
podcast number three is out .....
It's a long one so get nice and comfy!

A trip to Sissinghurst Castle Gardens
My birthday gift form my sweet friend Chrissie

and here are my show notes.....

In the Making

yarn form Sugar mouse knitting on Etsy

Finished Things
AMAZING Crochet Kitchener stitch link

   Embroidered quilt block from the book Stitch Ideas Volume 11 by 
Hiroko Ishii (all in Japanese) ISBN 978-4-529-04826-2

From my Postie

Beatrix Potter themed mini skeins & Mrs Tiggy Winkle skein by 
Elm Tree Yarns
  Garden Rose, Peach Fizz, Robin’s Egg & Shy Violet

Super happy mistake from the sweet Molly from a Homespun house
Let them eat cake

* GIVEAWAY * * *

Thank you so much to wonderfully kind Abbey
Abbey Morris Designs on Ravelry 
The winner of one of her beautiful patterns is .....

Wanda! who is rhythmstiks on Ravelry

Congratulations Wanda ..... I shall be in touch soon!

Thank you to .....

Dana - for the gift of the Family Tree cowl pattern 
Julie - for the gift of Smooth socks pattern by Susan B Anderson
You ladies are so so very utterly amazingly kind

❤ ❤ 

Thank you also to these sweet ladies for making me blush .....

GRACE - Babbles traveling  yarns Podcast
JACKLYN - Brooklyn knit folk Podcast
MARISSA & Aleisha - Bookend knits podcast
TRACEY & JODI - Grocery Girls podcast
TIFFANY - Knittin’ from the Mitten podcast

You are all ADORABLE and I REALLY want to hug you BIG

❤ ❤ 

In my shop

(August 3rd at 12 noon BST)
Handy time converter gizmo

Back soon my loves!

BIG love
x Jooles x

Wednesday, 29 June 2016

Podcast Number Two ..... A MILLION Thank Yous x x x

Well, I've managed to podcast again
I had to dig my 'Brave Pants' out though!

and here are my show notes.....

In the Making

Finished Things

From my Postie

Alice in Wonderland yarns from Felt Fusion

(after I recorded I realised that the big skein
is in fact Wizard of Oz!)

A wonderful gift from my friend

In my shop
(2pm uk time on 29th June)

Thank you to .....

You..... yes YOU!
YOU are Wonderful
I have honestly been over~whelmed with so much kindness
all the Instagram messages, emails and comments
and general encouragement for my first podcast.
It has been surreal and wonderful.
My mind and heart have EXPLODED several hundred times
❤ ❤ 

Sweet Danni from Little Bobbins Knits
for her mention of me on her latest podcast

for making my heart explode on Instagram

Lovely Sandra for mentioning me on her latest podcast


A beautiful new friend
You MUST check out her podcast she is magical.

I have also fallen off my chair a lot!


* GIVEAWAY * * *

Now Closed! .... Thank you to all who

The very talented and kind Abbey Morris
has gifted one of her patterns to a lucky listener of my podcast
I think that is just Super~Duper exciting!
If you would like to be in with a chance of winning
please leave a comment on this post
I'll draw a random winner on the morning of my next podcast
Please make sure I can contact you
either by email or your Ravelry name.


Back soon!

BIG love
x Jooles x