A Crafts Community For Craft Ideas & DIY Projects - Craftster.org
Help | About | Contact | Press | Advertise | Terms | Site Map
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.
News: **Entry period extended to May 20!** From concerts to musicals and more, what events inspire YOU?  Craft and enter for a chance to win a chunk of over $500 in prizes from Ticketmaster this month!  Enter now through MAY 20.  Good luck, Craftsters!!
Total Members: 309,592
Currently Running With Scissors:
370 Guests and 0 Users
Home Craftster Community Crafting Articles Craft Tutorials My Craftster Crafting Calendar City Guides Craft Shop

Pages: [1]
Jump to page:
  Show Images Only     Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Topic: Random finished objects!  (Read 1472 times)
Tags for this thread:  Add new tag
Share the love... Pin it Submit to reddit add to Wists
Offline Offline

Posts: 83
Joined: 10-Nov-2006

Too many ideas, so little time!

View Profile WWW
« on: January 27, 2012 04:57:15 AM »

I went through a crochet frenzy recently and actually finished a few things. Still have a lot of WIPs, but here's what I finished so far:

Teal hat with butterfly applique. I think the hook was too small for the yarn, because it kind of... puckers? I dunno. It looks fine on though.

I love this hat! It was supposed to be toddler size but I think I made it too big. Just means I have to make another one, but it's a quick project.

Actually finished this a while ago, just didn't add the button closure or weave in ends until the other day.

Frilly pink sweater dress for my Shih-Tzu. I don't have her yet so no modelling.

Another one for the pup. This is smaller so it should fit her right away, for a little while at least. After that... hopefully someone else can use it. Smiley

That's all for now, but I have more that I'll hopefully finish soon. If you want links to the patterns for any of these, let me know! The two dog outfits were made from the same pattern modified by me.
« Reply #1 on: January 27, 2012 05:51:21 AM »

You've been busy. I love the hats, they are cute.

Look twice, buy once. Nooooo
Look twice, decide I can make one instead.
« Reply #2 on: January 27, 2012 06:49:08 PM »

Love the dress  Cheesy and your puppy will be very stylish in her ruffles!

Got this piece of shrinky dink ... had it for 25 years now.  It's moved to five states and one European country ... and I just know, someday ... SOMEDAY ... I WILL use it!
Offline Offline

Posts: 83
Joined: 10-Nov-2006

Too many ideas, so little time!

View Profile WWW
« Reply #3 on: January 27, 2012 11:57:32 PM »

Thanks! I usually don't make many projects in a short amount of time. I'm always getting distracted by a new shiny project. So this is quite the achievement for me. :3
« Reply #4 on: February 22, 2012 01:22:34 AM »

I love the shell pattern you used in the first hat. Can you share the instructions for it?

"I do not intend to tiptoe through life only to arrive safely at death."
Offline Offline

Posts: 83
Joined: 10-Nov-2006

Too many ideas, so little time!

View Profile WWW
« Reply #5 on: February 22, 2012 03:02:36 AM »

Corntree: http://mytinkerspace.blogspot.com/2011/08/new-hat-pattern.html
« Reply #6 on: February 22, 2012 01:56:29 PM »

Looks great! I love the dress and the butterfly hat particularly. Regarding the puckering on the hat, I find that patterns that call for double crochet stitches in the round often have this problem. They can also get kind of wobbly/wavy - I think that comes from increasing the stitches too quickly, but I am just guessing. In any case, I use smaller hooks than suggested for the yarn all the time and that doesn't usually lead to puckering, just a tighter, stiffer fabric.
Threads you might like:
Pages: [1] Jump to page:
  Send this topic  |  Print  |  Bookmark  
Jump to:  

only results with images
include swap threads
advanced search

your ad could be here!

How-To Videos
Why is there a delay when I take a Picture?
What is Facial Recognition?
How Much Zoom Do I Need?
What is the Aspect Ratio setting on a Digital Cam?
In choosing a Digital Camera do Megapixels matter?
Latest Blog Articles
Rain, rain, you don't have to go away...
Tute Tuesday: Latch Hooked Rag Rug
Road Trip!

Comparison Shopping

Support Craftster
Become a
Friend of Craftster

Buy Craftster Swag
Buy Craft Supplies
Comparison Shopping

Craftster heartily thanks the following peeps...

Follow Craftster...

Powered by MySQL Powered by PHP Powered by SMF 1.1.11 | SMF © 2006-2009, Simple Machines LLC
SimplePortal 2.3.5 © 2008-2012, SimplePortal
Valid XHTML 1.0! Valid CSS!

Copyright ©2003-2015, Craftster.org an Internet Brands company.