Monthly Archives: September 2011

How to Make Spring Flowers

In the spring mood? Want to bring some spring to your fridge or magnetic board? Grab your crochet hook because here comes a tutorial on how to make my crochet flowers. Materials F/5 – 3.75mm crochet hook acrylic yarn darning … Continue reading

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Spring in September: Shamrocks

This isn’t the greatest photo I’ve ever taken, but it shows my shamrocks. While walking through my backyard, I was struck by how much clover was growing. On the negative side, my yard is covered in weeds. On the positive … Continue reading

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Spring in September: Eggs

As I said yesterday, I’m on a spring kick in my crafts. I’ve been crocheting a nest’s worth of pastel-colored eggs recently. I would love to share a pattern for these, but is it too soon? Am I the only … Continue reading

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Spring in September: Bunnies

If it’s ok to think about Christmas in July, is it also ok to think about Easter in September? As I mentioned last week, while trying to prepare extra items for the winter holidays, I got distracted and started on … Continue reading

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Finn the Human

What time is it? ADVENTURE TIME! My husband doesn’t ask much of me craft-wise and I make so many items for others, so when he does make a rare request, I feel I owe him. Since we’re both fans of … Continue reading

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It’s beginning to look a lot like Easter?

I recently blogged about how I should be preparing for Christmas but, uh, that’s not really happening. I’m having a hard time staying on track. It all started well enough, I started developing a bunny pattern as a gift for … Continue reading

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The Improved Elephant

I’m always up for adding a little bit more to my creatures. With my Flat Cats, I added spots, extra colors, and magnets. With my elephants, I added bendy trunks. I forgot my usual ear pattern on this test elephant … Continue reading

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It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like… Oh Crap

I’m slowly coming to the realization that the holidays are right around the corner. Time to get Christmas gifts done and out of the way. Time to make cozy hats and mittens for my loved ones. It’s also about time … Continue reading

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Two-Toned Flat Cats

Inspired by Scugie, a vicious but adorable cat belonging to my parents’ neighbor, I decided there needed to be a black and white Flat Cat. Scugie (pronounced Skoo-GEE) captured our hearts with his fluffiness, then scared us crapless with his … Continue reading

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