Monthly Archives: May 2011

Elephants Never Forget

I meant to post this yesterday, because what animal is better to debut on Memorial Day than one that never forgets? When my sister saw my crocheted hippos, she suggested that I make an elephant. I used the same basic … Continue reading

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The Holey T-Shirt

A few weeks ago I looked down at my stomach and saw my pale skin shining through a bunch of little holes in the stomach of my navy blue t-shirt. I went through a strange little grief cycle about it: … Continue reading

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Hippo For Sale

I’ve finally put the hippo up for sale in my Etsy shop! You can find it here. This is unrelated to the hippo, but when I was typing the title I suddenly remembered a song called “Brother for Sale” and … Continue reading

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Hip Hip Hooray for the Hippo!

My crocheted hippo is finally done! The poly pellets (to weight down the back end) I ordered off of eBay arrived on Tuesday and I finished the hippo later that day. This was the most adventurous crochet project I’ve ever … Continue reading

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They Call Me the Hiphopopotamus

OK, they don’t really call me the Hiphopopotamus, but I’m almost finished the hippopotamus I’m crocheting. Last week, my sister-in-law came over and was looking over my crocheted animals and suggested that I make a hippo. I was fairly certain … Continue reading

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Work in Progress Wednesday

I just found out that Wednesday has become Work in Progress (WIP) Wednesday, so I figured I’d share my work in progress. On Monday I sold out of my little amigurumi bumblebees so I’m working like a madwoman to get … Continue reading

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Pops of Poppies

Today I made my very first Etsy treasury! I’ve been thinking about making one for a while but found the process daunting. I finally decided to just jump in and do it and now I can’t wait to make more! … Continue reading

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