As if my post on geeky amigurumi patterns wasn’t enough, I’ve found even more crochet patterns to add to the list – to be honest, I could make a hundred posts a day and I would still be wading in fab and free geeky amigurumi patterns. If I only I had more time to blog….hmmmm. Continue reading
It’s been interesting to watch the drastic increase in Star Wars merchandise since Disney bought the franchise and also disappointing at the sheer volume of it all (don’t even get me started on the quality of some licensed items).
So, here’s a selection of clever handmade items from Continue reading
I’ve been busy making more chibis out of polymer clay, and fashioned some Princess Leia necklaces which are, so far, my favourite.
It’s no secret that I’m in love with amigurumi, but to combine this with geek equals love OVERLOAD. If you have no idea what amigurumi is, where have you been? Call yourself a crafter! Amigurumi is to crochet (or knit) a soft toy, usually stuffed. It’s no surprise to learn that the term is derived from the Japanese words for knitted and toy since all early amigurumi was very much modelled on anime and kawaii style characters.
I used to be a firm believer that all amigurimi was cute. Not any more. As the penchant for crafting these alluring little critters has been growing, so has the desire for the crocheter and knitting queen to get more creative and lucrative in the design; concoct the tiniest crocheted snail in the world; be the most vulgar; or just crochet a scene from The Exorcist as the craft spreads further and wider than Sunday afternoon at the WI.
To save me from bursting with l’amour all over my new iMac, I’m posting the very best geeky amigurumi right here, right now so sit back and enjoy the geeky gallery: