crochet and tea for one

29 Aug

When I first started crochet, I kept my hooks in a plastic bag (not pretty in the slightest!) So I soon decided to make myself a crochet hook holder/organiser to keep them safe  and in one place. I made a cute brown+cream patchwork one. I loved it so much that I have decided to make a few, complete with crochet hooks to sell at my stall on the 18th of September. Perfect as a gift for a beginner, or just a treat for yourself. They help to protect your hooks and make them look all snug and cosy sandwiched between the beautiful fabrics.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I really enjoy making these as not only are they pretty, but practical too! I also made myself a larger version for my knitting needles and I’m sure I’ll be making a few of these to sell at some point too. (depending on how well the other ones go down first!)

On a more random note. My wonderful husband Smithy bought me the cutest, most adorable teapot set for one (courtesy of Paperchase) I absolutely love it and enjoyed my pot of tea in bed this morning. Perfect.

Note the business postcards in the picture! How very exciting!

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10 Responses to “crochet and tea for one”

  1. Matthew ClevelandMatt August 29, 2011 at 8:08 pm #

    Very exciting indeed! I’ll have to pop down to see you on the Saturday, even after Parkfest!
    When do we get to see the postcards then?

    • humbugbuttonbeetle August 30, 2011 at 7:36 am #

      They will be making their debut appearance at the stall I should imagine!

  2. humbugbuttonbeetle August 30, 2011 at 7:36 am #

    yays!x

  3. J6891 April 30, 2012 at 8:48 pm #

    Again, really nice crochet hook holders. Do you have your own etsy shop or somewhere where you sell these?

    • humbugbuttonbeetle May 1, 2012 at 9:46 am #

      Thank you! I am currently stocking up for my Etsy shop as we speak. I am happy to custom make though x

      • J6891 May 1, 2012 at 11:07 am #

        Lovely! I will keep an eye on the shop! How much do you charge for the hook holders?

      • humbugbuttonbeetle May 1, 2012 at 1:32 pm #

        They are £15 with hooks or £10 without.There are 12 aluminium hooks from 2mm to 8mm in size. Ill keep you posted with my new designs x

  4. J6891 May 5, 2012 at 8:08 am #

    Yes please do! I’d be interested in one without hooks as I already have a full set of hooks 🙂

    • humbugbuttonbeetle May 5, 2012 at 9:20 am #

      Lovely, I will let you know!x

    • humbugbuttonbeetle May 7, 2012 at 3:06 pm #

      Hey I have updated my Etsy shop and there are 3 crochet hook holders on there at the moment if you want to take a look!x

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