Dinosaur crafts

My soon to be 3 year old has been interested in dinosaurs lately. She wanted one in every color she can name. I made her 2 felt dinos. And she was thrilled to see how soft toys are made. The kid wanted to thank her dentist for making her teeth clean and shiny. So she... Continue Reading →

Knit Fair Isle Beanie Pattern

Fair Isle knitting is a type of colorwork knitting which is done by carrying the yarn you aren't knitting with across the back of the work as you go. It was a bit tricky to hold the two yarns and get the tension right as a beginner. This technique works best with wool. However, I used Sublime Cashmere... Continue Reading →

Crochet Girls Coat Pattern

This beautiful coat is based on a pattern by Svetlana M. I used fewer colors and size 4 yarn to make this coat. Girls Coat PatternDownload Yarn Red heart: AranRed heart kids: pixie pinkRed heart: turquaRed heart kids multi color yarn: BikiniLion brand Vanna's choice: kelly greenScraps of yellow yarn Needle size : 5.5 mm... Continue Reading →

Freeform Crochet Scrumble

Freeform crochet is a style of crochet which doesn't follow patterns or rules. It allows more self expression. Different stitches and yarns may be used together to form scrumbles which are later joined with tapestry needle or crochet needle. It can be used to make coats, shawls, blankets or even art ( sculpture or painting... Continue Reading →

Crochet Butterfly Coat

Designed a coat for my daughter. Thread used: Laura knitting cotton lkc 1208 Crochet needle: US size 4 Finished size:  10" - 15" depending on how the sleeves are joined Starting Chain: 83 + 3 as dc PS. I have done an increase in rows 2, 5, 8, 12 and 17 . For the flower,... Continue Reading →

Crochet Coat Pattern

Crocheted a coat for my 4yo niece using 5 balls of Laura knitting cotton LKC 1202 and 1 ball of off white. I made it in 2 parts and joined it one row after the arm hole ends. For the bottom part, make 10 granny square with the flowers in off white ( I made... Continue Reading →

Crochet Lace

My grandma loves making crochet laces. She used to make lace for her sisters' skirts during their childhood. Now she makes laces to add to the frocks she stitches for her great grand kids. It may be used to increase the height of the dress or simply to enhance its appearance. She even taught me... Continue Reading →

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