This week I wanted to add a few posts about some of the techniques I use when I make my amigurumi. Have you ever made a project that won’t sit up the way you want it to? I’ve made my fair share of plushes that need to sit up or have heavy top parts, like… Continue reading Amigurumi Techniques: Weight
Hi all! Just a quick update! School’s back in session, and I’m gearing up for a craft show on October 1st- needless to say, I’ve been working hard the last few weeks! I wanted to give my poor circular needles a break, and explore the wonders of straight needle knitting again like I did so… Continue reading “Beehive” garter stitch hat
Cross stitch, anyone?
Here’s my weekend project: a cute bow tie pillow! It’s fairly simple to make, too- just a little time consuming. Materials: 5 mm 26″ circular needles (US 8) Yarn needle Worsted weight yarn (I used Red Heart’s “Hot Red”) Scissors Polyfil stuffing Gauge: 11 st. by 16 st. = 3×3 inch block. Gauge isn’t important… Continue reading (Free) Weekend Project: Bow ties are Cool.