Cool Stuff, Crochet Tips, Current Projects

Domo Arigato, Pierrot

I have a new thing lately. And, of course, it entirely involves crochet. What is it? It's a pattern diagram(!), where each stitch is represented by a little symbol and the whole pattern is just a big picture of all the symbols put together. It may sound complicated, but it's really quite intuitive and fun!… Continue reading Domo Arigato, Pierrot

Right Curtain Tie-Back
Around the House, Cool Stuff, Crochet Tips, Current Projects, Free Patterns

Kitschy Curtain Tie-Backs

My sad, sad kitchen was in desperate need of some curtain tie-backs. This just happened to coincide with my mini-obsession of crocheting little flowers from crochet diagram patterns. SO, I thought to myself, why not kill two birds with one stone: amp up the kitsch factor in my kitchen and find a use for all… Continue reading Kitschy Curtain Tie-Backs

Holy Hand Grenade
Cool Stuff, Crochet Tips, Free Patterns, Geekery

Holy Hand Grenade with Pseudo Instructions

A little while ago, I was involved in a really fun Monty Python-themed swap on Craftster (I wrote all about it here) and one of the things I made for my partner was a Holy Hand Grenade of Antioch! Well, I didn't exactly write down the pattern as I went, but I more or less… Continue reading Holy Hand Grenade with Pseudo Instructions

Amigurumi Baby Jackalope
Amigurumis, Current Projects

Boundin’ (A Jackalope!)

I love Pixar movies and as an extra special bonus, they always pack in a little short at the beginning. These shorts are always so adorable and cute and expressive and sweet. (My personal fave is Geri's Game!) They all have the same sort of 'formula' (which is amazing) but one stands out as kind… Continue reading Boundin’ (A Jackalope!)