I have been a bit scattered with my projects recently. I have a little bunny that needs one leg, a monster guy that needs a leg and his limbs sewn on, a doll that has half a head and no arms, a bear that just needs its head finished, and silly me I started a… Continue reading Works in progress
I found a pattern on Craftsy for a dress, that I learned was a pattern hack/mash-up of two patterns from Candy Castle Patterns. So I went to the website and had to buy patterns. J couldn’t resist. I have posted about them before, because I was a pattern tester for two of their patterns. One… Continue reading Candy Castle Dresses
I’ve been making a lot things for my kids, they have a ton of Amigurimi toys, and now they have outfits that I made. These are the shirts I have made my son. He loves them and wears them the next day after they are finished. This one became two colors, because I accidentally bought… Continue reading Sewing… still Stitches..
I’ve been thinking of writing a few patterns. I have them in my head so far, and I think I am at a point now that I am more confident in my abilities. I don’t know if there is a process that works best, but I think I will start with graph paper, and some… Continue reading Ideas
Pokemon has become an obsession for my son, so I made this as a surprise for him. There are tons of patterns available for these, and I think the only variation is the little button thingy, some crochet it some use felt. This one I crocheted, and I don’thave pictures of the other one I… Continue reading Finished crochet amigurumi projects
These were interesting to make, partly because it is my first step outside the amigurumi world, and more regular crochet. But it was fun. The first was made for my mother-in-law, it was interesting. I did have to pull a bunch of rows out and start again, but it came out nice. Pattern by: http://www.ravelry.com/projects/ladydragon76/grocery-bags… Continue reading Crochet Gift bags.
I found the most forgiving creature for practicing technique is a monster. They don’t have to have a definite shape, and can have “blemishes”. They just give it more character. I found a pattern on Ravelry called “It’s totally A Thing” by Itsy Bitsy Crochet. I decided to use home spun style yarn, and came… Continue reading Monster Love