I just finished a tiny teddy bear!
Exciting news! Cascade approved my request for yarn support for the "Life on the Farm" project! They will be shipping me 15 skeins of the super-soft Cascade 220 Superwash in fourteen awesome colorways! Jet (1913), Charcoal (900), Silver Grey (1946), White (871), Camel (1961), Dark Ginger (858), Butterscotch (853), Sandalwood (876), Pink Ice (836), Burnt Orange (823), Pumpkin (822), Gold Fusion (263), Frosted Almond (228), Smoke Blue… Continue reading Life on the Farm – Part 2
Between Homemade Christmas and the Crochet-a-long, I set this project last fall. But now I'm ready to get back into designing the "Life on the Farm" Collection for Madeline's Menagerie! Many of you will have already seen Penelope Pig, Beatrix Bunny, and Tammy Junior. (Felix the Cat is on his way!) I'm looking for input on what kinds… Continue reading Life on the Farm
Meet Beatrix Bunny, my homage to children’s author Beatrix Potter!
Tammy Junior is the princess of of Madeline's Menagerie of amigurumi animals. She's made of a luxuriously soft ketlle-dyed, single-ply, superwash merino
Meet Hester Hedgehog! The pattern for Hester is available on Etsy and Ravelry
The Giant Panda Project is complete! The Pattern for Mama Ming, the Giant Panda is available
I'm on a family road trip this weekend. Naturally, I brought a crafty project along to keep busy in the car. I'm working on Hester Hedgehog, a special creation for my godson. Crochet on the Go Kit Smallest current project & its yarn 1 crochet hook Tiny Scissors with a sheath Yarn Needle All this… Continue reading Crochet on the Go!
Continuing work on Panda, I tried sewing eye patches onto a basic head, but didn't like the look. I came up with this color change pattern:
After mulitple froggings, I came up with this shape for the body, a modification of the basic egg shape...