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Thursday, July 7, 2011

Autumn Afghan

I am working on a barnyard playmat for my farm animals to sell as a set, but it is taking FOREVER. So in the meantime, I will try to post some old stuff over the next few days.

This was the first Afghan I made, it took forever, and I don't remember how I did it, but here is a picture!

Sunday, July 3, 2011

Itty Bitty Sheep!

I am working on a group of small farm animals and this is the sheep I made! I designed a pattern for this, so I will post it below.

You need to know how to do the loop stitch for this pattern, if not, here is the link I used to learn how to do the basic stitch:

http://www.crochetme.com/forums/t/28870.aspx



Stitches: 
Decrease loop stitch: pull a loop through the first stitch, then pull a loop through the second. You should have 5 loops on your needle. YO and pull through all 5 loops.

Materials:
Small amount of off-white yarn
Small amount of black yarn
6 mm safety eyes
Size F crochet hook
Fibril stuffing
Tapestry needle

Body: 
Rnd 1: Sc 6 into magic loop (6)
Rnd 2: 2 loop stitch into each stitch (12)
Rnd 3: (2 loop stitch into first stitch, loop stitch into next stitch) repeat around (18)
Rnd 4-10: loop stitch into each stitch around
Rnd 11: (Decrease loop stitch, loop stitch into next stitch) repeat around (12)
Rnd 12: Decrease loop stitch around (6)
FO






Head

Rnd 1: 5 sc in magic loop
Rnd 2: 2 sc in each sc (10)
Rnd 3: (2 sc in first sc, sc in next sc) repeat around (15)
Rnd 4: sc in each sc around
Rnd 5: (sc-dec, sc in next sc) repeat around (10 sc)
FO
Ears (make 2)
Rnd 1: 4 sc in magic loop
Rnd 2: sc in each sc around
FO leaving long tail.

Attach safety eyes according to packaging
Sew ears to head as pictured
Stuff head and sew to body
Legs (make 4)
Rnd 1: 5 sc in magic loop
Rnd 2: In back loops only, sc in each sc around
Rnds 3-4: sc in each sc around
FO

Stuff beginning tail into the leg for stuffing.
Sew legs onto sheep.






Saturday, July 2, 2011

Amigurumi Cow

So, my husband doesn't think you can figure out what this is. I think he is wrong. Prove him wrong!




Friday, July 1, 2011

YES! - Amigurumi Yoshi

I am SO excited about finishing this, he is SOOO cute!!!!! And really looks like the character too. He was one of the most involved amigurumi I've made, with a ton of sewing pieces on, which is not my favorite part by any means, but anyway, I love him, and he's adorable, so I hope you enjoy!

Pattern: http://robotrish.com/post/567310628/free-amigurumi-yoshi-pattern






Me and Yoshi!