Last month, I went to visit my cousin out in San Francisco, she has two little boys who I wanted to wow with an amazing crochet toy. The eldest (aged five) is a car fanatic and can name every car that he's ever seen. The obvious conclusion that I came to was to make him… Continue reading Sports car
Join in with this Minion CAL to make your own adorable little minion! Week 1: Body and Arms Week 2: Eyes Week 3: Dungarees Week 4: Maid's Outfit See other people's creations with #handmadebynimyCAL on Instagram or Facebook. Banana! Banana! Banana! A.K.A Happy Crocheting!
This is the last part of the Minion pattern! How have you been getting on? This part describes how to make the maid outfit. It has been a great journey, and I hope you have enjoyed it as much as I have. Please follow me on Instagram and Facebook for more patterns and projects. To… Continue reading Minion CAL: Week 4 (free pattern)
We've got over half way and now we are my favourite point. After this week you should have a completed minion! This week, we are going to make the dungarees and next week we are going to make the maid's outfit. What you need Crochet hook: 4.5mm Stitch marker Stuffing Tapestry needle Blue and black… Continue reading Minion CAL: Week 3 (free pattern)
This week, we are going to make 2 versions of eyes, the single eye and the double eye. You will need to have completed the body from week 1 to complete these. What you need Crochet hook: 3.5mm Stitch marker 2x 8mm brown safety eyes, 1x 8mm green safety eye Stuffing Tapestry needle White, grey… Continue reading Minion CAL: Week 2 (free pattern)
This is the first part in a 4 week series to make an interchangeable Minion doll. I originally designed this pattern for my 3 year old nephew who loves all things Minion. Over the next four weeks, I will be sharing how to make the different parts in bitesize chunks. This part describes how to… Continue reading Minion CAL: Week 1 (free pattern)
I made this little lovey for my colleague at work. It was nice and simple to make and it is lovely and fluffy, even with basic DK yarn. This pattern perfect for those of you who may not have tried popcorn stitch or puff stitch before. You can download the pattern in my Etsy store.
I wanted to try something a little different with this one, so I used bobble stitch instead of the 9 or 12 point star. What you need Crochet hook: 3.5mm and 4.5mm Stitch marker 2x 7mm safety eyes Stuffing Tapestry needle King Cole Pricewise - Fondant (DK), Cygnet yarn Cottony - Oakmeal (DK), King Cole… Continue reading Flamingo Security Blanket (free pattern)
I love how delicate the little blankets come out when using 4 ply wool, like in the bunny security blanket. It is so soft and delicate. So, I've made another one. This time with a little dog in the centre. What you need Crochet hook: 3.5mm and 4.5mm Stitch marker 2x 8mm brown iris safety… Continue reading Little Dog Security Blanket (free pattern)
For this whale comforter, I wanted to give the effect of waves, so I used variegated blue yarn (Patons - Smoothie DK) and added textured sections to the blanket. It is difficult to show in photos but you can feel the bumps (or waves) when you touch the blanket. The free pattern is below. Don't… Continue reading Whale Security Blanket (free pattern)