Serenity was the first crochet fantasy amigurumi pattern of Esther Emaar’s that I purchased – just about a year ago.  I originally found the Serenity pattern on Ravelry and just fell in love with her and knew that I had to have the pattern and make one.

I finished my first Serenity a year ago in April and I just finished my second Serenity a week or so ago and I have to admit the difference is amazing!  (I’ll show you pictures in just a couple of paragraphs I promise!)

Originally, I was very concerned about child safety standards here in the U.S. especially where the eyes on Esther’s creations are concerned, so I crocheted eyelashes using #10 cotton – and I’ve never been truly happy with the end result.

In the last year, I’ve made several of Esther’s Fantirumi’s and have come to the firm conclusion that yes, while these are toys, they certainly are not toys intended for small children (3 and under) and should be given as gifts to older children (10 and older) as more of a collectible.

So, here you go, these are the two Serenity’s that I’ve made.  The grey one on the left was my original Serenity, while the white Serenity on the right is the one that I just finished.

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Both of these Serenity’s shown above were made with Bernat Baby Sport yarn and a size F (3.75 mm) hook.

Additional Information:

thoughtful-serenityHouse of Creations/Esther Emaar is a company based in the Netherlands.

You can purchase the Serenity pattern for roughly $5.58 (U.S.) or you can purchase an entire kit (pattern, yarn, eyelashes, eyes, beads, etc. – everything you need to make one of your own) for roughly $15.58 (U.S.) in 3 different colors at the moment – white, pink or turquoise.  Please allow additional time for shipping!

When visiting the House of Creations website, it is best to do so in Google Chrome, so it will translate Dutch to English for you automatically.

Nancy Smyth

Hi, I'm Nancy I'm a yarn addict, number cruncher/bookkeeper, and software developer. Strange combination right? I get the same feeling of joy when working with high quality yarns that I do when a column of numbers are all neatly aligned and add up properly.

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