I made this amigurumi caricature doll for a colleagues birthday earlier this year, and it received great comments (especially the pouty lips!). So I thought I’d share the crochet pattern here on the craft blog.
The crochet terms used throughout this pattern are UK, if you want to convert into US crochet terms, please see my crochet abbreviations and conversion guide. This project is worked in rounds.
Since summer took a holiday in England this year, winter has decided to marry autumn in a sneak revenge attack so it’s quite cold here at the moment!
This sudden decrease in temperature has reminded me I need to get on with crocheting some winter hats for all the children in my life – and make a little dent in my yarn stash at the same time.
Misty Autumn morning
The crochet winter hats have moved on from my post back in July, and I now have 3 completed girls beanie hats (all in wonderful monsoon wool), however, I can’t for the life of me find the picture I took of them, or that hats themselves!
We moved house in August, and I started Continue reading
Free Crochet Headband Pattern
I spent a couple of hours this weekend making crochet headbands for the children and thought I’d share the results along with the patterns. I made 3 different headbands for the girls and as I also made one recently for a colleague, I’m including a pattern for that too (which is the first one in this post).
I have written all patterns in British English.
Bow Style Crochet Headband Pattern – Great For Beginners Or For A Quick Make
Yarn: Monsoon Aran
Hook: 4.5mm Continue reading
I have started to take my crochet along with me now almost everywhere I go when I know there’ll be a spare few minutes. Funny how I used to think that was a pretty sad thing to do!
Crocheting at the E-Commerce Expo in London:
Starting a Twinkie Chan cupcake hat at a birthday party: