Thursday, December 10, 2015

Star Wars Death Star

Hi there!!!

While waiting impatiently for the new Star Wars movie due this December, I decided to crochet something movie related (Darth Vader needs a home, right? :) ). 
I found a cute pattern for a Death Star pillow here. It's not hard at all, you just have to pay attention and count thoroughly your stitches. The pattern is made with a pattern calculator and the stitch count is a little weird.
I changed a little the stitching adding my own twist.
In the end, I expected it to be bigger but I'm happy with it. The yarn and the crochet hook size pay a big role if you want it in a bigger size. 

I hope you like it as much as I do!
May the force be with you!

Materials used: Alice yarn (grey) and Lydia yarn (for stitching the details) from It Took Two, crochet hook size 5 mm, pattern by Pops de Milk

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Christmas Ornaments!!!

Hi there!

Since Christmas is just around the corner, I decided to get inspired by Pinterest. I found these beautiful ornaments and I fell in love! Really! How cute are these?
They were so easy to crochet and I had them done in no time. Now I just need a tree! :)

Be prepared for a lot of pictures ;)

Christmas Tree Ornament
You can find the free pattern here.

Elf Ornament
You can find the free pattern here.

Gingerbread Man Ornament
You can find the free pattern here.

 Reindeer Ornament
You can find the free pattern here.

Santa Ornament
You can find the free pattern here.

Snowman Ornament
You can find the free pattern here.

As you can see if you clicked on the pattern links, I made some changes to the patterns. 
The ornaments were crocheted with Lydia yarn from It Took Two, safety eyes also from It Took Two, 3.5 mm crochet hook, stuffing material.
All patterns shown in this post are from Dendennis Amigurumist.

Tuesday, September 22, 2015

Aviator Hat

Since winter is just around the corner, you can warm your sight with this cute aviator hat! It was such a pleasure to work this pattern and to use for the first time Drops Merino Wool. 
I changed the pattern a little using fluffy yarn instead of the normal one for a more puffed up and cosy appearance.

Aviator Hat Pattern: Repeat Crafter Me 
The pattern is free and can be found here
Materials used: Drops Big Merino from Αφρατη Μαλλου, Fluffy Yarn from It Took Two, crochet hook 5.0 mm

Thursday, July 9, 2015

Mr. Owl (Mr. Murasaki)

Vacation passed quickly and I am back at work! I couldn't wait to get back to my cute projects.
Since Mr. Owl was such a success, I decided to make more! Mine is currently used as a pin cushion :)

A friend asked me to make two opposite color Mr. Owl for her and her sister. I decided to take it a little further and transform them into key chains. Thanks to my friends from It Took Two who helped me with the key chains it was a success! 
You can see the results below:

Amigurumi Pattern: Original name for this owl amigurumi is Mr. Murasaki by Mei Li from AmiguruMEI 
The pattern is free and you can also find it on CraftPassion
Materials used: Lydia yarn and key chain from It Took Two (100% acrylic), crochet hook 3.5 mm also from It Took Two

Saturday, June 27, 2015

Alkis, the baby moose

This one is special!

Since soon I will be visiting Sweden, I got inspired and tried to recreate a baby moose. My first amigurumi pattern! I wanted it to be cartoon like, with big, exaggerated nose, sweet eyes and thin, long legs. 

It turned out amazing, I'm really happy with the final result! I just have to write a pattern for his tail :) unfortunately I forgot to put one on him.
I hope to release the pattern soon, as I'm still trying to figure out all this blog, facebook page and shop thing :) 
I found the pattern for the eyes on Pinterest. The pattern is very easy and the result is quite cute! Everybody complimented his eyes! :D 

                                                          Should I give him a smile? :)

Pattern by: 33Threads 
Materials used: Lydia yarn from (100% acrylic), crochet hook 3.5 mm