Old MacDonald had a farm…

knitted_farm_sheep_600Get those knitting needles back out of the cupboard, scrabble about at the back of the cupboard for your discarded wool and get (pro)creating!

I haven’t gone completely barmy – honest.  I was just having a quick squint at the Spring Knitting and Stitching Show website to buy myself a couple of tickets (I’ll find a willing victim to drag along) when I came across their super exciting Knitted farm competition.

download (2)Based on the book ‘Knit Your Own Farm’ by Sally Muir and Joanna Osborne, the competition is perfect for anyone who enjoys creating knitted animals and the like. While there are four patterns to choose from: cow, pig, sheep and lamb) this could be the moment your imagination goes wild because as long as your animal is to scale you can enter it – I quite fancy creating a turkey, then again, maybe not.

It’s a smashing idea – but if you fancy joining in you need to get your skates on – the deadline for returning the entry form is Monday 9th February and your knitted masterpiece has to be delivered by 20th February.


Cat x