This year has flown by and I can't quite believe it's time for the Christmas Tree Festival at Kingston Church. Once again, Beverly and the wonderful folk at the Wool Workshop in Corfe Castle are sponsoring a tree for charity. And once again it will be resplendent with all things handmade and crafted by our members. My contribution this year, my neon snowflakes....
I had been looking for a suitable yarn for winter snowflakes since last Christmas - I can't seem to master the starching or sugar syruping required to stiffen cotton. It was during the summer, whilst I was whipping up the macrame cord friendship bracelets that I thought I'd give the nylon shambala cord a go. And here are the results.
And decorating mine and the children's homemade crackers. I've got the old-fashioned cracker pulls ready and waiting, now we just need to fill them with homemade gifts and Dante's infamous jokes! It looks like it might be a bright Christmas here at the cottage ;) xxx
ps. the pattern for the snowflakes is in Issue 47 of 'Inside Crochet' magazine.