Pattern: Teddy Ornaments
Get ready to “amigurumi-fy” your Christmas trees with these adorable round teddies all bundled up in their colourful scarves! Whether you prefer pandas, koalas or ordinary teddies, they’re sure to add a touch of cuteness and craftiness to your trees this season! Materials: Lightweight yarn (3): brown for the teddy, grey for the koala, black and white for the panda;...
Amigurumi Teddy Ornaments
This was our first year setting up our Christmas tree in our new house. We bought our tree last year at Walmart after Christmas when all the prices were heavily reduced, so we had to wait almost one whole year before we could set it up! As we assembled our tree and placed the lights and ornaments upon the branches, Ryan and I thought how it’d be so adorable if we could somehow incorporate...
Pattern: Puff Stitch Scarf
My mom absolutely loved the beautiful puff stitches of the crocheted slouchy beanies I made for myself and my brother and sister. Because my mom does not wear hats, she asked if I could make her a scarf using puff stitches! I thought this was a great idea as I loved the texture and staggered rows of these stitches, so I knew that a scarf using them would turn out beautifully! My mom and I went...
Despicable Me Posters
You all remember this little guy, right? Well, the folks over at “Illumination Entertainment” (the film production company behind “Despicable Me”) loved my crocheted Minion so much that they wanted to send me some “Despicable Me One-Sheets” for my efforts :) To tell you the truth, I didn’t know what a “one-sheet” was, but a quick search on...
Crochet Corner: Cup Cozy
In this week’s edition of “Crochet Corner”, we will be looking at the cup cozy. When I first made these cup cozies, I had no idea how popular they would become. My cup cozy tutorial is now the most popular tutorial/pattern on my blog :) I was thrilled to see them all over Pinterest and to hear everybody’s glowing comments. I had fun making the tutorial taking...
Urban Jungle Slouchy Beanie
Ever since I took up crocheting again, I wanted to make myself a hat. Crocheting amigurumi is fun and all, but once in a while it’s nice being able to wear something you’ve crocheted rather than having it sit on a shelf :) Crochet Pattern Central has a great directory of free hat patterns here. I wanted to find a pattern for a modern, trendy hat, and after looking at countless...
Crochet Corner: Valentine Teddy
I’m so excited to begin my “Crochet Corner” series where I feature YOUR work using my crochet patterns and tutorials! I put a lot of effort into trying to create the right shapes and meticulously writing down my patterns, and I always wonder if people will be able to follow them or if anyone will even try them at all! And so, I’m always delighted to hear that people have...
I loved making the Spring Bunnies for CRAFT a while back, so when they asked me to design an amigurumi for Halloween, I very happily and excitedly obliged! The first things that jumped to mind were witches, cats, and pumpkins. I scoured the web for images to see what had already been done. As Ryan and I were brainstorming together, we thought of making a scarecrow since we could include more...
When we first moved into our new house last year, I was so excited to have my very own room set aside as my workspace. We had a blast furnishing the main floor so that we could invite and host people over. It was a challenge picking out pieces from different stores, trying to figure out how it would all look together. We really focused our attention on the den as we knew I would be spending a...