To help cope with a death in the family yesterday, I stayed up till 3 am crocheting. Crocheting a whimsical little owl for a grandchild worked for my emotions. This first crocheted amigurumi ( the term is from Japan) turned out well. … Continue reading Discovering Amigurumi: Minature Crocheted Animals
The WordPress.com stats helper monkeys prepared a 2014 annual report for this blog. Here’s an excerpt: A San Francisco cable car holds 60 people. This blog was viewed about 1,100 times in 2014. If it were a cable car, it … Continue reading My New Crocheting Blog: 2014 in review
Well, these work socks look at bit stiff in this photo because I have not washed them yet and they look better on but…I could not convince my husband to model today because he is not feeling well….and…I could not wait … Continue reading Crocheted Socks! Yup!
I did not realize how easy slippers could be. Think of a making a narrow hat slipped on your foot with a crocheted U shape to make room for your ankle, add a tongue, edging and optional strap and voila. great … Continue reading Crocheted Slippers for Dummies
I became bored trying to crochet 8 identical sets of boot cuffs and fingerless mitts for my 6 daughters and 2 daughter-in-laws so I started combining yarn and crocheting with two strands of yarn and a 9m or I hook. … Continue reading Experimenting With Yarn, Bootcuffs and Fingerless Gloves
Yes, dinos can be cute and cuddly when crocheted with a soft blanket yarn and a big hook. I used a 9mm, I hook. Of course this meant that I had to adapt patterns. The hat follows the standard pattern for hats … Continue reading Cuddley Dino Hat
The colour is much a richer jewel tone than in this picture. Of course, I could not simply follow one or even two patterns without a bit of adapting. Rather than crochet a square, I added a few more shells along … Continue reading Crochet One huge Granny Square Throw
This was easy to crochet because the sweater is seamless, made in the round. I added a silky edge in dove grey. I then did a ribbing row, with a front and back post stitch which gave body to the edges of the … Continue reading Easy Crocheted Baby Boy Baptismal Outfit