Tag: crafts

Teddy Bears

This is something I made a while ago but forgot to post about. I’d been meaning to teach myself to knit in the round, on 4 needles, for a while. It’s a handy skill. Knitting in the round lets you…

Fastening board and doggies

I haven’t been working on much for the last week. I’ve been looking after two dogs for a friend, and they all sorts of distracting. Far too cute and cuddlesome to get much work done around!

Bows

Me and Guybrush have been playing around with making bows for 5k REM. It’s a post-apocalyptic type LARP game, so the more cobbled together and rough looking the weapons are, the better.

Berwickshire flash

I’ve been making a flash for my LARP character, Mardnotkiln. A flash is usually a bit of fabric with a symbol or heraldry on it. It can be hung from the belt, or worn as an arm band, sash etc.…

Natural dying with nettles

I did something I’ve been meaning to for a very long time earlier this week – made nettle soup! I’d never cooked with nettles before, but I used this recipe, and the helpful instructions for gathering earlier in the Instructable,…

Bits and pieces, in progress

I’m making two pieces for a friend at the moment. Their both for his shaman-like LARP character. The first is a totem, a bit of shaped wood. The second is a familiar, a small creature he can carry with him.…