Welcomes to RustyFish, for Crafty, Quirky, Handmade Makes


Ilkeston Yarn Bombing Team

A small mixed group of Knitters, Crocheters and Sewers that meet at Wash Arts (Lower Bath Stree, Ilkeston, Derbyshire) or Coffee Bean a few doors up on Thursday 10-12. There will be a sign on the door to let you know where they are. They make items for display in Wash Arts window or out in the town. Share crafting ideas and help each other.

Please get in touch if you have any questions or yarn to donate!

Patterns now available separately

If you have a sock to spare Kirsty can email friendly photographic instructions to make either a Horse Zebra Sock, a Rabbit, Dog (with a pair of gloves) or Punk. An afternoon of fun for £2.50 and a new friend at the end!

Please Choose Sock Creature


Bunting to wear!

Available as Earrings, Necklace and Bracelets, And can be custom made, just let Kirsty know what you'd like

Bunting To Make:
FREE Crochet Instructions

Download for free, here.

Whilst in the party mood, pop over and love a look at the Cake Range.

Bracelet, necklace or earrings, Please email if you would prefer a different colour, others are available and custom orders are welcome.

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Kirsty Taylor is RustyFish. Rusty hair and the memory of a goldfish this East Midlands based Artist enjoys creating individual and quirky items with personalised finishing touches. From Personalized Jewellery in silver, glass or plastics to textiles; Characterful Socks Monsters, or crocheted Japanese Amigurumi items. These small items can accompany you or a friend as a gift on your daily travels!

As well as Sock Monsters and Jewellery Kirsty is available to supports events, workshops and parties. To come to your event either by kit with full instructions (so don't worry about forgetting!) or for a special selling or making event, please get in touch. For more details please see the workshops tab.

Craft and jewellery making Kits and a range of Charms and Pandora style items too. To add a personalised finishing touch or mark a special occasion she can add a Fine Silver (999) Fingerprint charm to your item.

Contact me if you'd prefer to talk to a human, thank you, Kirsty



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RustyFish by Kirsty Taylor. Handmade Jewellery, Crafts, Sock monsters and Kits
All items are copyright Kirsty Taylor, please ask if you wish to use an image to print. A link in a blog is fine but happy to return a link :)