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1  CROCHET / Crochet: Completed Projects / Crocodile Stitch Cape on: April 10, 2015 03:03:59 PM
Last Halloween I was determined to have a costume on a strict budget. I ended up being Little Red Riding Hood, and making this gorgeous cape in less than 2 weeks!

The pattern was purchased from https://www.etsy.com/listing/110547012/crochet-pattern-crocodile-stitch-hooded
While I love the cape, I did use a yarn that was heavier (and regrettably cheaper) than what the pattern originally called for. As a result, my cape came out shorter, and not as flowy as the pattern shows. In the future, I would certainly put the time (and money!) to buy some superb yarn to make an even more stunning cape. <3

2  CROCHET / Amigurumi: Completed Projects / Re: Mini Pod People on: April 10, 2015 02:41:52 PM
I really admire your ability to make so many details when they are so tiny! ^_^
3  CROCHET / Amigurumi: Completed Projects / Re: Colorful Amigumi Bears on: April 10, 2015 02:36:14 PM
Cheesy All the different colors make them so lovely to look out! Love the diversity of their skirts and little sweaters.
4  CROCHET / Amigurumi: Completed Projects / Poke'Beans on: April 10, 2015 02:34:54 PM
Some tiny little Poke'Beans I made a little while ago Smiley
I have to say they are inspired by Disney's Tsum Tsum line. They are simple, fun, and fit in your hand perfectly!
I hope to make more. I started with the first gen starters, and Pikachu because who doesn't like the little electric mouse?
Curious to see how I'd handle the more elaborate characters....these four will do for now though. Enjoy!

5  CROCHET / Crochet: Completed Projects / Crochet Mini Top Hats Pattern on: April 23, 2014 06:04:04 PM

Whenever I think of top hats I think of whimsical, fun, and quirky characters, they just look so fun! I decided to make a few of my own. The tall version (called Black Cherry) was inspired by a red and black dress I have. The strawberry short cake version is a little shorter. Either or, the size is perfect for anyone of any age to wear Smiley

Needed: 4.5 mm hook, 3.0 mm hook, Size 4 yarn (recommended: Red Heart & Caron Simply Soft), accessories  like buttons/ribbon/lace/feathers/beads. Optional: Head band, hair clips

Sc – Single stitch
Sl st – Slip stitch
Dc – Double crochet
2tog – Decrease stitch
Ch – Chain

Black Cherry Tall Hat

Hat: Start with 4.5 mm Hook & Red Heart Yarn

Round 1: Magic Ring 6. Sl st and ch.  (6)
Rnd 2: 2sc in each stitch. Sl st. (12)
Rnd 3: Sc, 2sc in next st. Sl st. (18)
Rnd 4: Sc 2, 2sc in next st. Sl st. (24)
Rnd 5: Sc 3, 2sc in next st. Sl st. (30)
Rnd 6: Sc 4, 2sc in next st. Sl st. (36)
Rnd 7: Back Loop 36. Sl st.
Rnd 8: Sc 36. Sl st.
Rnd 9: Sc 10, 2tog. Sl st. (33)
Rnd 10: Sc 33. Sl st.
Rnd 11: Sc  9, 2tog. Sl st. (30)
Rnd 12: Sc 30. Sl st.
Rnd 13: Sc 8, 2tog. Sl st. (27)
Rnd 14: Sc 27. Sl st.
Rnd 15: Sc 7, 2tog. Sl st. (24)
Rnd 16: Sc 24. Sl st.
Rnd 17: Sc 6, 2tog. Sl st. (21)
Rnd 18: Sc 21. Sl st.
Rnd 19: Front Loop 21. Sl st.
Rnd 20: Dc 3, 2dc. Sl st. (26)
Rnd 21: Sc 5, 2sc. Sl st. (29)
Rnd 22: Dc 4, 2dc. Sl st. (36)

Cherry: 3.0 mm hook, Caron Simply Soft Yarn

Rnd 1: Magic Ring 3. Sl st and ch.
Rnd 2: 2sc in each st. Sl st and ch. (6)
Rnd 3: Sc, 2sc in next st. Sl st and ch (9)
Rnd 4: 2tog until close. Stuff and sew shut.

Flower: 3.0 mm hook, Caron Simply Soft Yarn

Rnd 1: Magic Ring 5. Sl st and ch.
Rnd 2: Ch 3, sl st in next st. Repeat around.
Rnd 3: 3dc on the ch 3 from the previous round. Sl st end.

Strawberry Short Cake (aka Short Version)

Hat: Start with 4.5 mm hook & Red Heart Yarn. Start with Cake Color (yellow)

Round 1: Magic Ring 6. Sl st.  (6)
Rnd 2: 2sc in each stitch. Sl st. (12)
Rnd 3: Sc, 2sc in next st. Sl st. (18)
Rnd 4: Sc 2, 2sc in next st. Sl st. (24)
Rnd 5: Sc 3, 2sc in next st. Sl st. (30)
Rnd 6: Sc 4, 2sc in next st. Sl st. (36)
Rnd 7: Back Loop 36. Sl st.
Rnd 8-9: Sc 36. Sl st.
Change to Frosting (white)
Rnd 10: Sc 36. Sl st.
Change back to Cake Color
Rnd 11-13: Sc 36. Sl st.
Change to Pink or other color (I think of it as the “plate” that the short cake is sitting on heehee)
Rnd 14: Front Loop 36
Rnd 15: Dc 4, 2dc

Whipped Cream: 3.0 mm hook & Simply Soft yarn (x2)

Rnd 1: Magic Ring 4. Sl st and ch.
Rnd 2: Sc, 2sc in next st. Sl st and ch (6)
Rnd 3: 2dc, sc in next st.
Make a second one and sew the two together to complete.

Strawberry: 3.0 mm hook & Simply Soft yarn

Rnd 1: Magic Ring 2. Sl st and ch.
Rnd 2: 2sc in each st. sl st and ch. (Cool
Rnd 3: Sc 2, 2sc in next st. Sl st and ch. (10)
Rnd 4: Sc 2, 2tog. Sl st and ch (Cool
Rnd 5: 2tog until close.

Try adding them to a head band or hair clips, have fun! Smiley
6  CROCHET / Amigurumi: Completed Projects / Re: SpongeBunny on: April 15, 2014 12:01:03 PM
 Cheesy great job, the expression on his face is priceless!
7  CROCHET / Crochet: Completed Projects / Built-in Bow (pattern) and other hats on: January 24, 2014 04:46:22 PM

I have a new found love of crochet hats! I'm starting to realize how easy it is to complete an outfit with a cute hat. Plus with this winter being so frigid, I feel I need a warm hat even indoors. The Built-in Bow hat was inspired by pictures I've seen online, and since I couldn't find a pattern for it (well, not an ADULT pattern, most pictures were of little girls wearing this hat...) I decided to whip up a pattern myself.

Materials: 5.00 mm Hook, Yarn needle, optional decorations, and any kind of size 4 yarn
St – Stitch
Dc – Double Crochet
Ch – Chain

Rnd 1: Dc 11 into a Magic Ring
Rnd 2: 2dc into each st (22)
Rnd 3: Dc, 2dc in next st (34)
Rnd 4: Dc 2, 2dc in next st (45)
Rnd 5: Dc 3, 2dc in next st (56)
Rnd 6: Dc 4, 2dc in next st (67)
Rnd 7-11: Dc 67
Rnd 12: Dc 12, Ch 12 (or desired length), Dc until end.
Rnd 13-16: Repeat Rnd 12

Finishing: From the middle stitch, sew together to create the built in bow. If wanted, add some bling-bling~

I've also made a couple of other hats from great free patterns online:

Their patterns can be found at my bloghttp://millieonherworld.wordpress.com/2014/01/21/built-in-bow-hat/

Smiley Enjoy!
8  CROCHET / Amigurumi: Completed Projects / Another one down, Sailor Jupiter! on: January 24, 2014 04:20:18 PM

I have to say, after Sailor Moon my favorite Sailor Scout is Sailor Jupiter! She was the tough one who took no nonsense and (in my opinion) had the best powers!

I used the same pattern for her as I did for Sailor Moon...which means she took a lot of work -_- But I really loved that I had a chance to make her second. Smiley I'm still trying to figure out how to make Tuxedo Mask. Eventually he should pop up here somewhere!

Yup yup. Thanks for checking her out Cheesy
9  CROCHET / Amigurumi: Completed Projects / Disney Chibis: Mickey, Minnie, Pooh, Piglet, Tinkerbell, Periwinkle on: July 07, 2013 08:23:14 AM
Gotten on a fan art kick lately. Decided to make a few chibi Disney characters while trying to stray away from the typical Princesses. Here are the beginning characters:

Mickey & Minnie Mouse

I always liked their old fashioned simplistic look best. Had to use felt eyes because black safety eyes on black yarn made them look eyeless and honestly kind of creepy. Tongue

Pooh Bear & Piglet

My favorite bear who's always hunting for honey. And of course his companion Piglet who's neurotic behavior I always found hilarious as a kid.

Tinkerbell & Periwinkle

Honestly I don't know much about Periwinkle other than she's Tinkerbell's sister. I felt like I had to make her with Tinkerbell, besides their contrasting colors and styles were interestingly difficult to make.

That's all I have for now, trying to brainstorm more characters to do. Smiley If you have any suggestions I'd love to hear them!  Grin
10  CROCHET / Crochet: Discussion and Questions / Re: Crochet Pattern Preferances on: July 01, 2013 10:37:16 AM
Okay thanks for both of your feedback! Smiley
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