May passed in a flurry of writing and crochet projects and, before I knew it, the winter solstice is less than three weeks away!
This past long weekend I at last got around to making the first two gloves — Hawkeye and Black Widow.
Around the world people are making crocheted octopuses for babies – specifically those in the NICU – you can read more about it over here. One of my friends asked me to make one for her (she is pregnant at the moment) and I jumped at trying my hand at one of these. The result… Continue reading Baby Crochet – Squishy the Octopus and Beanies
here are oodles of patterns — both free and paid — available, but I have decided to make one of my own as I was specifically asked for Marvel-themed gloves.
After some time when I was struggling with a scarf — not so much the pattern as just getting the time to work on it and not being entirely happy with the yarn that I was using — I’m finally back to my normal crocheting again — yay! This past week I have been working… Continue reading WIPs – Baby Crochet for Charity
One of the awesome things about Pinterest and Ravelry is that there is always new patterns to discover and there’s a pattern for everyone. So, when I came across this Jack Skellington baby beanie, I knew the perfect person to make it for… The beanie turned out better than I thought it would, and the… Continue reading Jack Skellington and Crocheting for Babies
After a few weeks of electricians, plumbers, no hot water in the house, and lots and lots of stress crocheting, I do have some finished pieces to show and the Eilian/peacock shawl is definitely coming along very well with about 500m of the yarn already worked into the shawl. (Yarn – Red Heart Lacie in… Continue reading The Peacock Shawl and Lots of Beanies