http://planetpenny.co.uk Crafts, Needle Felting, Crochet, Patterns & Tutorials Mon, 10 Jul 2017 14:03:00 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://wordpress.org/?v=4.7.5 12678024 A Loooong Pause… http://planetpenny.co.uk/2017/07/10/a-loooong-pause/ http://planetpenny.co.uk/2017/07/10/a-loooong-pause/#respond Mon, 10 Jul 2017 14:03:00 +0000 http://planetpenny.co.uk/?p=13849 Oh, I’m sorry!  I dropped off the radar again.  It’s all been a bit of a muddle here over the past weeks.  I dived into Monty Don mode with the arrival of the wonderful greenhouse, and then the builders arrived. We are having an extension built.  A lot of my front garden has been scooped up […]

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The Merry Month of May http://planetpenny.co.uk/2017/05/03/merry-month-may-2/ http://planetpenny.co.uk/2017/05/03/merry-month-may-2/#comments Wed, 03 May 2017 13:29:47 +0000 http://planetpenny.co.uk/?p=13831 May is my favourite month, full of promise and optimism.  Here in Norfolk the hedgerows are bursting with new leaves and blossom and it won’t be long before the verges are frothy with Queen Anne’s Lace. Here, in the corner of a field where Planet Penny orbits, there’s a lot going on.  Next month the builders […]

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A Postcard from Wales http://planetpenny.co.uk/2017/04/20/a-postcard-from-wales/ http://planetpenny.co.uk/2017/04/20/a-postcard-from-wales/#comments Thu, 20 Apr 2017 17:33:05 +0000 http://planetpenny.co.uk/?p=13811 Hello, my lovelies!  I hope you’ve had a wonderful Easter break and didn’t eat too much chocolate. We did…I feel a spot of dieting w?ill be in order after our hols. As my iPad is on hand, and the Wifi isn’t too bad, I’m writing my latest post in sunny Wales and share some of […]

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Changing Direction http://planetpenny.co.uk/2017/04/06/changing-direction/ http://planetpenny.co.uk/2017/04/06/changing-direction/#comments Thu, 06 Apr 2017 13:47:41 +0000 http://planetpenny.co.uk/?p=13805 Hello, lovelies…have you wondering where I’ve been hiding?  I have to confess to disappearing down the rabbit hole, and longer I was down there, the harder it became to climb out! But April is here, the sun is shining and I can see things more clearly now. I’ve had to come to terms with the […]

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Hello December! http://planetpenny.co.uk/2016/12/01/hello-december/ http://planetpenny.co.uk/2016/12/01/hello-december/#comments Thu, 01 Dec 2016 17:12:50 +0000 http://planetpenny.co.uk/2016/12/01/hello-december/ Such an age since I was last here, but for various reasons November became a little manic.  But December is here and I wanted to say hi and a thank you for all your visits and support.  Planet Penny has just gone over one million views, which is HUGE! Here in Norfolk we have been enjoying […]

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Autumn Walks and Acorns http://planetpenny.co.uk/2016/10/26/autumn-walks-acorns/ http://planetpenny.co.uk/2016/10/26/autumn-walks-acorns/#comments Wed, 26 Oct 2016 14:10:12 +0000 http://planetpenny.co.uk/?p=13743 I can’t believe we are nearly at the end of October! It’s all been a bit busy here on Planet Penny.  We’ve just had a flying visit from the grandsons and grand dog which is enough to send anyone in a tizzy, especially Higgins! The grand dog is very “Tiggerish’ and Higgins has to be […]

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My Knitted Doll Blog Hop – Book Review http://planetpenny.co.uk/2016/10/14/knitted-doll-blog-hop/ http://planetpenny.co.uk/2016/10/14/knitted-doll-blog-hop/#comments Fri, 14 Oct 2016 08:00:34 +0000 http://planetpenny.co.uk/?p=13723 A little while ago I was asked by Sew and So if I would like to join in with a Blog Hop and review the new book, My Knitted Doll. Now I have to admit I wasn’t immediately sure because from past experience I found knitted dolls to be, well, a bit twee.  However, I was sent some pictures […]

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Cosy Wool from Cosywool! http://planetpenny.co.uk/2016/10/12/cosy-wool-cosywool/ http://planetpenny.co.uk/2016/10/12/cosy-wool-cosywool/#comments Wed, 12 Oct 2016 17:16:28 +0000 http://planetpenny.co.uk/?p=13713 Cosywool Comforts… Cosy wool is just the ticket for the cooler autumnal days and in my last post I gave you a tantalising glimpse of my latest project.  As I’ve said before, I’m a bit of a butterfly with my makes so I love something which can be whistled up in a few days with great satisfaction.  It’s […]

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Autumn Planning – looking ahead http://planetpenny.co.uk/2016/10/09/autumn-planning/ http://planetpenny.co.uk/2016/10/09/autumn-planning/#comments Sun, 09 Oct 2016 15:14:23 +0000 http://planetpenny.co.uk/?p=13697 Hello…and Happy Sunday!  I hope the weather is being kind wherever you are.  Here in Norfolk we are presently bathed in beautiful Autumn sunshine, which is trying very hard to dry up the huge downpour an hour ago.  But it’s warm, the doors are open, Higgins is sunning himself and all’s right with the world…well […]

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A Little Extra – Happy Crocheting Bag http://planetpenny.co.uk/2016/10/04/happy-crocheting-bag/ http://planetpenny.co.uk/2016/10/04/happy-crocheting-bag/#comments Tue, 04 Oct 2016 17:07:09 +0000 http://planetpenny.co.uk/?p=13680 As promised, another prize!  Would you like a Crocheting Bag?  Part of my Planet Penny campaign is for regular newsletters, so I’m launching this latest one with a chance to win a fabulous bag to carry your stash. Would you like to see? There’s loads of room for your yarn stash, hooks and patterns and […]

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