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Throwback Thursday- First Attempts At Amigurumi

  These were my first 6 attempts (in order of when I made them) at making dogs from the book Ami Ami Dogs . The first one I made is the all-white one on the left. They were also some of my first attempts at making amigurumi.   Which dog do you think looks the… Continue reading Throwback Thursday- First Attempts At Amigurumi

Crochet Patterns

Calico Critter Baby Skirt

My latest crochet pattern is this cute little baby skirt for the Calico Critter baby figure. With only 3 rounds, this pattern works up really quickly, I made one up in less than half an hour. You will need: cotton crochet thread #10 10/1.30mm crochet hook cord elastic scissors needle, to weave in ends Sizes:… Continue reading Calico Critter Baby Skirt

Crochet Patterns

Calico Critter Child Cardigan

  After I designed the summer dress I published yesterday, I decided to design something extra to to go with it. The result is this cute little cardigan. I think it gives the dress an entirely new look. This cardigan also works with any of the other child dress patterns I’ve designed. It only uses… Continue reading Calico Critter Child Cardigan

Crochet Patterns

Calico Critter Summer Dress Pattern

My latest crochet pattern is this cute little summer dress for the Calico Critter child figure. This pattern is a little bit more complicated than some of my other patterns, but once you get the hang of it it works up pretty quickly (I made one up in about an hour). Pattern details: Sizes: child… Continue reading Calico Critter Summer Dress Pattern

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Top 5 Crochet Books For Beginners

Below are top 5 favorite crochet books for the absolute beginner.   I Can’t Believe I’m Crocheting by Leisure Arts This was the book I used to teach myself to crochet when I was 5. It has great step-by-step photos for both right-handed & left-handed crocheters.  This is probably my favorite book for the absolute… Continue reading Top 5 Crochet Books For Beginners

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First Paid Crochet Pattern!

I am excited to announce that I have decided to start selling pattern PDFs. Starting at the beginning of each month I will be releasing a new pattern PDF. This month’s release is a diaper pattern for the crawling Calico Critter baby figure. Pattern details: Hook size: 10/1.30mm Yarn weight: thread (crochet cotton #10) Sizes:… Continue reading First Paid Crochet Pattern!

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Large, Durable, Reusable Plarn Tote

Last year one of my New Year’s resolutions was to see if I could make a large, sturdy, durable and reusable shopping bag out of… shopping bags. After several Google and Ravelry searches, I failed to find a pattern that I liked, so I designed my own. I am so excited to share the finished… Continue reading Large, Durable, Reusable Plarn Tote