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An Old Wise Owl

In my last post about the baby owl I made to go with my daughter’s crochet owl “mommy.” I was curious to see when exactly I’d made owl mommy. It turns out it was 4 years ago. That must be very…

Owlet

My five year old daughter loves her stuffed animals. She told me that her crochet owl was a mommy and that she really needed a baby. So I let her pick out yarn colors and made a little owlet. Stuffed animals…

6 Years Ago...

In a conversation the other day, I realized that many of the things that I made for my kids long ago still get used by them. One that particularly makes me happy is the first pattern I ever designed. I…

Handwarmers

Some people, by the time Christmas is over, are ready for winter to be over too. Not me. I mean, we’ve only really had about 4 days of it by Christmas, technically speaking. (Yes, I know I’m speaking to Northern…

Paper Birds

Birds. I can’t get away from birds. They invade my brain (in a non-creepy way!) when I’m imagining what to craft next. I crochet them, crochet them again, applique them, sew them, draw them, make tags with birds on them, and…

White Elephant

This crochet elephant was inspired by my White Elephant Christmas gift exchange this year. I just love it when a project takes shape and I’m able to turn the ideas and shapes in my head into something real in my…

Another Owl

Wow, I’ve been putting a lot of blue-ish things on my blog lately. Vintage blue hat, teal earrings, and now an aqua owl. I love the combination of bright aqua and natural browns on this creature that manages to look…

Teardrop Earrings

After making my dainty little flower earrings, design ideas flew around in my head for more kinds of crochet earrings. These teardrop earrings were a quick project and I enjoy working on the miniature scale. Plus, they dangle. Win-win-win. So,…

Vintage Blue Baby Hat

This little project is the mini version of my tri-lace hat pattern. I decided to make it baby size and go with one of my favorite colors, blue. I like it in almost all it’s shades but one of my…

A Crooked Little Smile

A crooked little smile gives a lot of character and my niece has no lack of character. She just had her second birthday, and I used the occasion to have fun sewing her a dainty doll with big hair and…