These aren't your ordinary ninjas. Don't be fooled by their friendly, adorable-ness because they're actually quite...um...friendly and adorable. Yup. These guys are just generally very happy and well meaning. This means they've had to adapt their ninja moves accordingly. Flying Front Snap Kick? Five Pointed Palm Exploding Heart Technique? These guys aren't interested. Their moves:… Continue reading Ninjas: There are 4 of them in this post
Stitch markers are necessary things when you're crocheting in spiral rounds. Unless you have mad counting skills and zero interruptions, you're going to need one sooner or later. As I am extremely cheap, I was previously unaware that stitch markers come in fancy shapes and sizes. I have only ever used the ghetto method of… Continue reading The Enigmatic Stitch Marker
When I made the Saturn V, I wasn't really thinking that it would be the first in a line of crocheted rockets that would let me relive the rocket/space age obsession of my youth. I just made it because I love the Saturn V! I mean it's so cool! It was just so much rocket.… Continue reading Crochet Saturn V
I love crochet cupcakes. I'm not sure why. I can't eat them. I mean, I could squeesh them and maybe nom on them a little, but I don't think they would taste good. Yet, I still love them. They are small and colourful and adorable and they don't even have to have faces! I have… Continue reading Crochet Cupcakes: Why do I love them?
This is an amigurumi that I made a little while ago. While I was asking my boyfriend for new ideas for amigurumi, he suggested I make a Fat Squirrel. This might sound innocent to some, but there is a backstory there that makes the whole thing much more .... loaded. Following is the 'Fat Squirrel… Continue reading The Fat Squirrel Story
As I'm watching the closing ceremony, I feel I should share an adorable gold medal with you that I spotted on craftster a little while ago. This was done by Annette Morrison who even posted the pattern over on her blog. As a fellow Canadian crocheter, I've got to say: Go CANADA! Way to bring… Continue reading Happy Olympics!