Episodes

Save the youth, knit a hoodie…

Image Details: ‘Hoodie’ by Davharuk, via Flickr Nowadays, the humble hoodie, rather than being a utilitarian item of clothing, is often villified as the uniform of choice for the feral ‘yoof’ of Britain. This reputation is perhaps a little unfair: yes, a lot of young people choose to wear one, but then so does my…

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Your house was very small…

…with woodchip on the wall Image details: ‘Woodchip & Pencil’ by monikahoinkis, via Flickr I like Common People. Just not woodchip. It’s the most evil stuff known to man. I have no idea why anyone would ever think it stylish or even useful. I consider it to be a crime against humanity. It’s certainly an…

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Welcome to the jungle…

We got fun n games! But this post has nothing to do with Axl Rose and co and everything to do with Shinybabytobee’s latest and coolest handmade gift to date – a Kenana ‘Knitter Critter’ Lion.¬† This was a gift from one of the Stitchettes at Knit Club (who may or may not have ‘outed’…

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The first rule of Knit Club is….

Image details – knitted cake by freeformbyprudence, via Flickr Don’t talk about Knit Club! I think I might get this made up into a slogan t-shirt, along with ‘Knitting is not just for Nanas’ or some other suitably informative knitting-related cliches. There is a clandestine ‘stitch and bitch’ going on in the Chateau Shinybees¬† locality,…

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It’s the way of the world, Shiner…

(McCulloch, 2008). Hello and welcome to the Shinybees blog! This is where you will hear about the latest goings-on in Shinybees world: mostly crafty things of all persuasions (owing to a criminally short attention span) but also things of the random persuasion and the occasional things of the ranty persuasion.¬† There will definitely be a…

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