Knitting and amigurumi all the way

Meet my newest amigurumi creation! The pattern is a paid pattern from DIY Fluffies (check out their other patterns while you’re at it). I found the pattern very well written and thorough (Photos! Graphs!) so making it was seamless even using a different thickness of yarn. I only substituted the size of the eyes asContinue reading “Knitting and amigurumi all the way”

Current Projects – Crochet and Knitting

With all these heatwaves we’re having in Gauteng (the province that I live in in South Africa), I’ve been working on small and light projects. There is no way I’m working on the Fire and Smoke Throw when it is the hottest day of summer! Knitting! Luckily my road trip knitting of December (the HerningContinue reading “Current Projects – Crochet and Knitting”

Free Pattern: Fingerless gloves with trebles and texture

In case you were still wondering — yes, it is still winter here in the southern hemisphere! Although we have had a very mild winter, so the gloves I have been making have not been too thick and warm. I also still have to get some proper wear out of my scarves — but IContinue reading “Free Pattern: Fingerless gloves with trebles and texture”

Baby Shower Gifts – Crocheted and Knitted

Zero the dog, Sparkles the unicorn, and other bits and pieces In my last post I spoke about the baby shower gift I had made for a friend. It contained a few toys, as well as two beanies. All the patterns I used were free (yay!) and I’ll link to each of them below. ZeroContinue reading “Baby Shower Gifts – Crocheted and Knitted”

Glove Patterns, an FO, WIPs, and Plans

At last I have some of the glove patterns ready for you! (These are free to download, I only ask that you link back here and not share them without attribution — thank you!) The patterns are easy enough for beginners, and are highly customisable when it comes to sizing, so you can use theContinue reading “Glove Patterns, an FO, WIPs, and Plans”

Lots of Finished Objects – just no time for blogging

Fingerless gloves — done! Wrist warmers — One pair done! Bunny hat — done! Other stuff — in progress! Now to find the time to write all the patterns down, post them, and write some proper blogposts for them. As you can see from my lack of posting, I’ve been a bit side-tracked. “What couldContinue reading “Lots of Finished Objects – just no time for blogging”

Baby Crochet – Squishy the Octopus and Beanies

Around the world people are making crocheted octopuses for babies – specifically those in the NICU – you can read more about it over here. One of my friends asked me to make one for her (she is pregnant at the moment) and I jumped at trying my hand at one of these. The resultContinue reading “Baby Crochet – Squishy the Octopus and Beanies”