With the seasons changing and the temperature warming up, I’ve been looking into some summer projects. I tend to focus on toys and amigurumi in the warmer months since it’s too hot for knitted clothing, but when I found some crochet chokers online, it sparked my curiosity! A little while ago I followed a pattern … More New Choker Designs
While shopping in Deserres in April, I stumbled upon these faux fur pompoms. I see these kind of hats all the time in commercial retail stores, and I never buy them because of the knitted body of the hat–I always steer away from buying knitted clothing items, because I know I am going to be … More Faux Pom Beanie
Went over to my sister’s place for a couple of days to hang out and do some sister bonding. We got tattoos together and went to a French craft store (see last 2 posts), then she showed me her new hobby–beading! This is super coincidental, as my mom had just passed over her stash of … More Sister Craft Day: Beading!
As the weather starts to warm up and the sun starts to show up a little more, people are starting to strip their layers. While I’m still bundled in my knitted infinity scarves, I find myself looking around at people who might as well be in shorts and a tee on their way to the … More Spring’s got me choking, and not just from allergies!
Two years ago I set out to make myself a scarf. I had every component planned out. It would be a blanket scarf, made from Loops & Threads Woolike, using the diagonal basketweave stitch. I had this very clearly established when I started, and it was meant to be a brainless knitting project I could … More The 2-Year Scarf
Quick project I whipped up for my aunt’s birthday. She likes cute little trinkets and anything sugary and sweet, so this was perfect! Tiny amigurumi is something that intrigues me, as difficult as it is to do. Not my go-to project for a relaxing day in, but I’m always happy with the final product.
My “ah mah” (grandma) lives in Malaysia where it averages about 30 degrees celsius all year round, but she has requested a pair of gloves because apparently, her hands get cold! Her specific requests were: Longer cuff to cover more of her arm Covers most of her fingers… …BUT NOT ALL THE WAY A few … More Barely Fingerless Gloves