I reached the point of making up a creature as I went along, instead of following a written pattern. I did take enough notes afterward that I could potentially make it again, and eventually I think I’ll experiment with this style of mushroom crittur.
Yes, 3 am was the perfect time to start a new project. No, I’m not taking constructive criticism today, thank you very much.
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I finished my biggest crochet project to date: first blanket. Continue reading “Year in a Blanket”
I made my first foray into chunky crochet, for Father’s Day, and it was pretty fun!
Step 1: Lots of googling.
Always lots of googling.
Continue reading “T-shirt yarn, chunky crochet, and Father’s Day”
The thing about surprise crochet for a family member is that it means a lot of time holed up alone in my room. And more than a few awkward moments when a helpful parent pokes their head in and I, with guilty haste, hide what I’m holding, in my lap or behind my back. Over the two weeks and who-knows-how-many-hours it took me to put this together, I’ve watched all six seasons of Jeeves and Wooster on Youtube and listened through a thirteen hour audio book. Yikes. (The Amulet of Samarkand has an excellent narrator, by the way.)
But the results? Totally worth it.
Continue reading “Mother’s Day Crochet (And pattern links!)”