Hello again, it’s been awhile since my last post… Looks like I’m drowning in daily routine and forgot to write down my project progress.
Well, in early July, I’ve finished making and writing a new pattern. It’s about a cloud, it’s a very versatile amigurumi cloud pattern. Yeah, I love making a versatile pattern so you won’t stuck only in one idea. Why I said it a versatile pattern? Because only from one pattern you can create more than one creations. Please tell me now, what you’re going to make from this one? 😀
I say it could be a cloud mobile, baby rattle, or brooch. See? I got three ideas from one pattern. So tell me what you’re going to make using this basic pattern? 😀
This pattern I made by request from my friend who wanted this kind of cloud mobile for her pre-teen daughter. I admit it’s so hard to make the cloud-shape in amigurumi, need so many times of trials and errors. Instead of complaining about the difficulty parts, better I show you the result…
I didn’t expect the result really blown my mind… it’s SO cute, maybe too cute! Don’t you think so? 😀
I’ve sent it away and she’s happy with the result 😀 And then I wrote the pattern after that, but only the cloud as a basic pattern, plus “drop” as the bonus pattern. The pattern is ready to download both on my Etsy shop and Ravelry (yes, finally I have a new store on Ravelry).
About a month ago, my mother asked me to make a crochet cushion as a birthday gift for her darling neighbor. I said okay instead of no, didn’t want to disappoint her though I wasn’t in a good mood to make that kind of thing. I’ve tried 1 or 2 patterns but still, I had no feeling about what I’ve done. One reason that made me lazy to did that was, it’s a cushion. Actually, I never enjoy making a crochet cushion-thing, unless the pattern is interesting. It’s important for me to avoid boredom and sleepy, or it will end with a goodbye (means it’s wasting time, energy, and of course yarns :p ).
Then I remembered long while ago I really crushed on Granny Square Sophie by Marianne and waited the right time to make it happen (and I thought that “now” was the right time). Her blog full of stories to read and free crochet patterns to try. And her Instagram (that I already followed) is so awesome, she did amazing works. I was so sure and decided to make that pattern as crochet pillow cushion, for my mother’s sake 🙂
But you have to stop here first because I want you to show you what I’ve done as the first start. I use a local product of soft cotton yarn with hook no.6. In my opinion, Granny Square Sophie will be more outstanding with crochet lace yarn, it will give a delicate look for sure.
I made 9 GS Sophie, and this is the first time in my life to try wet blocking. The final size is 32 x 32 cm (after wet blocking).
I attach them to a cotton fabric cushion that I’ve sewn before, in size 34 x 34 cm. I made it bigger than the GS Sophie on purpose so the pattern will be seen beautifully. This is one side crochet cushion, fast and easy to make 🙂
So, what do you think?
I already sent this image to my mother but she hasn’t reply my text yet. But I’m sure she will happy with this result!
I was so excited when somebody’s ordering my Dreamy Garland. She doesn’t do crochet but she loves crocheted-things. So here I am ready to make it for her (and for you too if you ask me to). Here the look of the Dreamy Garland she ordered, hope she’s gonna love it!
If you do crochet, you can also make it by yourself. The pattern is ready to be downloaded on my Etsy shop.
Here’s another Dreamy Garland I’ve made at the first time as a crochet pattern, I hung it on my tiny home too 🙂 It gives a new ambiance inside my nest..
And here’s the current place where I hung it. I won’t take it off because it makes my home interior merrier 😀
I hung it at the threshold between my kitchen and dining room..
Love it much! How about you, do you love it too? Want to make it by yourself?
If you’re looking for something cute to decorate your favorite room or a warm welcome party at home, maybe this one could be the answer. Scallops bunting could be the first aid to decorate the place where you want it to be merrier than usual days. You only need a crochet hook and some colorful yarns to make it happen.
I inspired by fabric scallops bunting I used to see on Pinterest or Instagram. I always think if any of thing could be crocheted, why not? Maybe it needs a little bit effort, but it’s worth to try..
It consists of large and small scallops. You can make in one size or both size. In this tutorial, I made 3 large scallops and 4 small scallops which alternately arranged and hold together with a crocheted string.
Little things make your room more alive. Could you feel the difference?
Sakura… I always love sakura even now i currently live in a tropical country. My first experience with sakura was about 3 years ago, when I accidentally had to move to Tokyo-Japan, to followed my husband for about more than 2 years. I could say that that was really beyond my expectations, I was so lucky then. Sakura was SO beautiful, they’re SO awesome!
A few weeks ago I challenged myself to made a sakura crochet. So I opened my old photos to observed sakura to get more details. Sakura has 5 petals, usually comes in white, pale pink, or pale purple. And it has a smooth V-curved at the top on each petal. And that thing was really hard to achieve with crochet technique, but it seemed I did it after trial and error a view times!
And then my friend asked me (read : begged me) to have all sakura crochet that I’ve made after she’s stalking on my Instagram. I know she really loves flowers, no wonder she asked me right away 🙂
After a week passes by, here it is.. a sakura dreamcatcher especially for her 🙂
I do really hope that she will love this wall hanging!
Uhm.. and… by the way, I think I need to practice how to sew some sequins and beads more properly :p