Blogging is hard. No wonder so many people give up! I have so many ideas, so many thoughts running through my brain about projects, patterns, colours and general chatter that I worry about getting it out in some semblance of order! I’ve decided that I’m just going to get stuff our, regardless of anything else.… Continue reading Higgly Piggly nonsense, colour and fun!
I had taken a bit of a break from amigurumi recently whilst I made a few blankets. My best pal requested a fox for her birthday and I remember seeing one in a book I borrowed from the library a few months ago. I went back and took it out again, it is Crocheted Wild Animals… Continue reading Crocheted Wild Animals – Vanessa Mooncie
As you may have guessed, I like to start my next project immediately after I finish the previous one. After I made Marilyn, my grandfather was so impressed he asked if I would do him a gorilla. My grandfather is blind, so I wanted to find a pattern that had a fair bit of detail so… Continue reading A few quick finishes
After I finished Marilyn, I was browsing around Ravelry for inspiration and found an amazing dragon! (Pattern here). I knew I wanted to do it immediately and decided to use the lovely green Women’s Institute yarn I bought with my Christmas Hobbycraft Voucher. I started by making two really tiny rounds and attaching them together to make a… Continue reading A rather ambitious project
Well, an elephant to use its official title! Firstly, I must apologise. I did an absolutely terrible job of photographing this project as I was doing it. Truth be told, I do the majority of my crocheting in the evening, so I never have any natural light in which to take photos, so again I… Continue reading It’s a Heffalump!
Sorry, bad post title. but I couldn’t help it. So, after finishing the wings, I moved onto the beak, flower and eyes. They were all easy enough, but when it came to the blue around the eyes, I was introduced to a stitch I’d never done before; it’s called ‘crab stitch’ or ‘reverse double crochet’. The… Continue reading Owl always love you….