After much procrastination, stitching, unpicking, restitching and language colourful enough to make the paint peel from the walls, I can now present to you my entry to the Hillarys Blinds Country Craft Competition!
The autumn always marks the present making season kicking into overdrive for me. Last month I posted photos of the toy dog and the granny hexagon waistcoat I made for my niece, and this month it was her brother’s 10th birthday. He’s always had an obsession with monkeys, so I decided to crochet him one from the soft chunky acrylic yarn that I bought from Tiger (£1 per 50g ball!), but in deference to the fact that he is not such a little boy any more, I chose to make him a punk monkey complete with purple mohican and safety pin piercings!