I’ve very excited about this week’s Free Festive Friday pattern as things are a little bit special! Week one gave you the Christmas Pudding Hat and last week I shared the Twinkle Twinkle Star Decoration. Well now I’ve teamed up with Marie Segares, aka the Underground Crafter to release this week’s free pattern as a contributor post on her blog.
It’s that time of year where things really start to take off in the run up to Christmas. I have so many exciting things going on but a lot I can’t talk about yet, so today is going to be short and hopefully sweet!
…And carry your heart into my arms… that’s where you belong in my arms baby yeah…
This week I introduce the Twinkle Twinkle Star.
I was always one of those kids that saved the best bit for last.
Whether it was food – “eat all your greens first”, “save room for pudding” – or my to do list – “do your homework before you watch TV”, “finish your chores before going out to play” – My mothers voice drilled into my brain the benefits of getting all the boring bits out of the way first to make space to enjoy the good stuff.
Now that Halloween is out the way, the Christmas Crochet rush can begin in ernest!
I am challenging myself to release a new a festive design every Friday up until Christmas and I’m starting with a favourite among my parent friends.
Number 1: I am not going to sing
Number 2: This post is not about music (sorry)
Okay, that out the way, I will tell you what this post is actually about!
I have a thing about disco balls. I love the sparkly reflections made by the light, I love sparkle full stop really. It’s basically magic as far as I’m concerned. I never really grew out of my childhood love for anything that glitters. Perhaps because I was rarely allowed such frivolous items as a child. Coming from a background where quality was valued over aesthetics (“you’re not having that, it’s tatt” was a classic response to 7 year old me begging for some useless but sparkly piece of plastic which I would no doubt tire of in 20 minutes). I am glad I have these values as an adult but I am equally glad I retained that little buzz I get from looking at the shiny thing!