Lizard Bookmark Valentines

It’s nice to have a child that appreciates the things I make her. I made her a lizard bookmark from a free gecko pattern. The best thing about this pattern is that it is all one piece. It works up super fast. My daughter took the bookmark to school where a few kids had expressed…

By admin March 2, 2015 Off

Thing One or Thing Two Wig

March 2nd is Dr. Seuss’ birthday. I have done two Dr. Seuss related crochet projects. One I did last year I crocheted a Cat in the Hat hat and tail for my daughter. Even before that I had made a Thing One and Thing Two wig for my niece’s twins. Here is the Thing One…

By admin March 1, 2015 Off

Yarn Stories

Here it is Black Friday. I went to two stores for Black Friday: the local gaming store and the local yarn store. These are my two favorite places to shop. This year we are giving games as gifts or I am crocheting a gift. It feels so good to have a plan and not stress…

By admin November 28, 2014 Off

Turd Blossom

Totally inspired by Star Lord from Guardians of the Galaxy when asked what he was doing (he was dancing around) he replied something like I am distracting you you turd blossom. Turd blossom was one of those phrases that from the moment I heard it I knew it would forever be part of my vocabulary.…

By admin October 4, 2014 Off

LPS Backpacks

Littlest Pet Shop fever has hit our house. My daughter has always loved LPS but since we’ve discovered LPS blind packs we have really gone crazy for the cute animal figures. Lately we have been playing a game of school with the LPS figures so naturally they need backpacks. So I was commissioned by my…

By admin September 24, 2014 Off

Summer Food Amigurumi

Summer is in full swing here. I had a request from my daughter for some small ice cream treats. She made a menu of crazy food items like tuna cream, sunny delight, and other wild stuff that was ice cream. So I made a few little items for her to complete her ice cream shop.…

By admin June 24, 2014 Off

April Goals

Each month is a new start. A chance to do all those things you thought you would do the previous month. My crochet list has grown pretty long and daunting. So it is high time to have some monthly goals to finish works in progress and start new ones. This month I have these projects…

By admin April 4, 2014 Off

Celebrating Dr. Seuss

It is Read Across America week and today was dress up as your favorite Dr. Seuss character at school. My daughter chose the Cat in the Hat. I crocheted a hat and tail. It was great just to go into my stash and find the yarn. Made this project stress free and fun.

By admin March 3, 2014 Off

Pake

What do you get when you cross a cake with a pie? a pake, of course. That is what Stacy – from Lifetime’s TV show “Drop Dead Diva” came up with. She even had a pakery for a while before selling it. The concept of the pake just begged to be crocheted, so I made…

By admin February 28, 2014 Off

Small Santa Hat

This year I actually decorated for Christmas. Usually we are not at home for Christmas so I seldom bother to decorate. But this year we stayed home for the holidays. I wanted to leave out my Rogue statue but felt like she should be more festive so I crocheted her a tiny Santa hat. It…

By admin December 26, 2013 Off