An amigurumi dragon inspired by binge watching Game of Thrones. As I started assembly, I realized that while the pattern was cute, it was missing several “dragonish” details – like wings, the spine and I felt his eyes needed to pop – alot.
My new favorite yarns for making crochet amigurumi are DK and sport weight yarns in cotton, cotton blends, rayon blends and dralon microfiber. I’ll explain why.
Do you ever get so caught up in your knit and crochet projects (WIPS) that you end up with so many things sitting around that are half finished or just need the final finishing touches, such as blocking? Do you take a vow of completion?
Another knitting project! I guess you could say I’m totally addicted now LOL. I really am fascinated by knitting and the intricate lace designs that I see – knitting is so much more delicate looking than crochet
For my third knitted project, I chose Blossoms by the Brook, a knitted shawlette pattern that I found free on Ravelry (with both written and charted instructions) and I decided it was time to dive into my lovely yarn stash from my Yarnbox classic subscription. I ended up selecting the MJ Yarns, Peruvian Dream yarn
When you have a yarn related business, it’s important that you are making a fair wage while pursuing your passion. You need to know what your personal fair wage is so that you can properly price your finished handcrafted items or patterns. Most articles written about pricing handcrafted items mention using an hourly rate of …
This crochet backpack is the perfect size for holding an iPad plus a few extra small things.
A knitted Princess Shawl and Swirl Hat for my youngest granddaughter, Hailey, for Christmas.
It all started with a hank of Malabrigo sock yarn in a colorway called Archangel.
A cowl that looks like a shawl but without all the issues of learning how to wrap it or keep it in place and a lovely lace knitted beanie made a perfect combination for my teenage granddaughters for Christmas.