How lovely is this? A bit late for Christmas, but save the idea for this year, instead – click here for step-by-step instructions with photos. Okay, perhaps she’s not exactly woven, but still, it’s a lovely, crafty idea. I’m sure you could make the angel out of alternative materials if flax isn’t convenient for you(!), but the website gives advice on all aspects of gathering, preparing, dyeing and weaving flax, so if you like the idea of weaving with something genuinely green (okay, I know flax itself isn’t the colour green, but you know what I mean ***see comments below, before you pick me up on this!) it’s very worth checking out.