This huge mandala was made by Oona Linnett. She is stitching it into a hula hoop to hang it on the wall! So clever! I've thought of using embroidery hoops and bought quite a few from a charity shop to do this with, but the hula hoop is a great idea for a giant mandala!
crochet snowflakes - if you've done crotchets before it's quite easy, I've never worked with patterns before, let alone English ones, but I got a good first one and a completely correct third one. - They make wonderful little presents