You must be knowing the famous Pingu.
No!!, How come, Have a look here..
Oh!!, now you remembered.
So I loved watching the Pingu Cartoon when I was in school & College too.
But now I made her in Crochet. Yes Pingu is a Good Girl.
LInk to Ravelry Page Pingu
Pattern Link Amigurumi Penguin
I wanted to post on yesterday(Monday) but got postponed.
The crochet birdhouse which I made for my friend got appreciations from all corners, so I thought I will do one for my sister and one more for myself.
And Here are they 🙂
This is for my sister as she loved the blue-orange combination.
And the buttons were bought from Jayanagar by my dear friend 🙂 (I’m transportation challenged and will take forever to go & buy things)
And this is for me, though in the pic it appears like mustard, the color is close to Golden
I tried to write a pattern in the beginning but somehow lost it in between.
But if anyone is interested, pls let me know I can add wordy explanations. As such making of the bird house is super simple for anyone who knows crochet(only sc, sc2tog is used)
It was fun working with the colors. Crochet pieces are really quick to make. Sewing and Arranging things, getting buttons and fixing them in stages are really time consuming.
You can see the Girlie Gang is fun project also being blocked together. Yeah I made them and did the fevicol treatment together for all.
And here is the Ravelry Page :Twin Homes
Have a great week.
Love to hear from you.
This is a quick baby shower Gift I made for my friend.
As usual, the yarn the Laura Knitting Cotton from my stash and I love the rainbow colors.
Ravelry Page :For the Colorful days Ahead.
For Non Ravellers : For the Colorful Days Ahead
My best wishes to the lovely friend.
And here is a Giveaway hosted by Diapermum from Hongkong.
Rajeshwari’s projects are huge inspirations and they are versatile and more precisely very practical.
I have endlessly watched the colorful pics in her blog.
Have a look when you get time. The Giveaway ends by Feb17th so Hurry 🙂
Happy Flower was on my ‘must-do’ project for a long time. I wanted to do this as it is very lovely and colorful pattern from Attic24. I love all her decorations. Reading her blog is fun.
It will be very nice decoration for home or for gifting.
I bought the laura knitting cotton thread primarily for doing this pattern.
The pattern was very easy to follow. And making the stem was little tricky but such an intelligent method of making leaf veins & stem.
Leaves were also easy to do and I loved doing them. Choosing the colors were fun as well as stressful. I’m not that color sensitive. All I was doing before was dark-light combination. But this project is full of bright colors and I was quite confused on which one to pick next.
Thanks to my laura Cotton stash, I was safe.
Once done, I stiched them all together using red Anchor knitting cotton thread. It is strong and thin (compared to laura) and it suited well.
Then I dipped in water and dried a little. Then I applied fevicol on the back side without pinning. Pinning the project and applying glue would be the best thing. Since I’m scared that my daughter would get hurt , I don’t use pins. But without pins the leaves are not in shape.
Voila, the flower and leaves became stiff and I loved the stiffness.
I don’t have any button or bead stash in particular. I bought few beads(oval & round shaped) for earring making. That never happened, so used them in this project.
They all suited very well together.
As the name suggest, Happy Flower filled me with happiness while doing it and seeing it everyday.
I am planning to do more of this pattern later and I will remember to pin the leaves at that time.
Thanks to Lucy for sharing this wonderful pattern.
Ravelry Project Page: Happy Flower
I love Doilies, it is with doilies, I started learning and doing crochet. The beautiful doily patterns and the wonder of being able to make lovely doilies from thread made me addicted to it. I have more doilies than any other crochet piece. But when I started making my BMC Between Meal Centerpiece. I lost my patience with doilies. It took forever for me to finish and that too incomplete. No more whining on it.
So here is the Doily I made and I love its look and feel. The Pattern is so beautiful, there were little confusions for me in some rounds.
Here it is My BMC in Full Glory 🙂
It is bigger than all of my doilies. And I did it with Anchor knitting cotton which made it more thicker and bigger.
All the stitches used were very simple and it is beginner level. The only skill u need is patience 🙂
to complete all the 60 rouds, especially the last rounds, when each round takes so much time.
I used Anchor Knitting Cotton thread and size 1.75 mm hook.
More details on Ravelry
I wanted to try some different/not so easy crochet stitches but looks like I’m not skilled enough to acheive that. Nevertheless, I’m not going to stop trying. I will definitely attempt it.(Now no doubts about the product, it will have my stamp 😦 )
So to keep me going, I attempted a new but easy stich, the diagonal stich, or box stich.
I followed this picture tutorial here and it was helpful.
The stitch by itself is very easy.
And here is my attempt.
A critical eye can easily make out that the diagonal lines are not symmetrical in the FO, but it is only a pot holder and so pls excuse.
This Easy pineapple doily was my first doily and I did that in Blue shaded Anchor thread. But Unfortunately I made mistakes on the last 2 rounds and also the shaded thread did not show the design properly. So I decided to do it again and this is the new one.
It is done in plain white thread and with minimum mistakes :-). It is still not blocked.I am looking for spray starch in the market.
Easy Pineapple Doily- In white
Easy Pineapple Doily- In white Close Up