This was the first crochet project I made for my son while I was seven months pregnant. I hadn't touched my crochet hook in ten years. I had to relearn all the crochet lingos and refresh myself with some crochet techniques on YouTube. I hadn't able to stop crochet or knit since this hat. This … Continue reading Crochet Baby Aviator Hat
Though this is an advanced level by We Are Knitters standard, it's not actually that difficult, technique wise. One thing I suggest is not to hang this piece after it's completed. I feel like mine has been stretched a little bit. Overall, a very fun and good learning experience.
I was scrolling through Instagram and saw how Tunisian crochet was done. I was so fascinated by it and had to try it. And tah-dah: my first two Tunisian crochet dishcloths: simple Tunisian crochet stitch (red and pink) and honeycomb stitch (green and yellow). I found this pattern on My PopPet Makes. Such a fun … Continue reading First Tunisian Crochet Dishcloths
I thought of this sunglasses case while I saw someone just hanging their sunglasses off their purse. I was so excited I finally designed something myself instead of following patterns.Case pattern: Chain 16 Single crochet 2nd loop from hook, all the way across (15 stitches) Single crochet 9 rows for each color. The belt: Chain … Continue reading Crochet Sunglasses Case
This was my second knit garment. I used Bernat Roving Yarn. I really like this yarn and the moss stitch. Moss stitch is very easy and gives a great look. I didn't follow the instructions for the collar and the two front panels. I wanted the front to be a bit longer. It turned out … Continue reading Modified Yarnspiration Cocoon Cardigan
Today to celebrate Chinese New Year, I decided to post this home decor I made last year. This character "福” means blessing, good fortune, or bliss. It's a tradition to hang the character upside-down, because upside-down in Chinese rhymes with to come. Hanging this character upside-down means fortune come. I used C2C (corner to corner) … Continue reading Happy Chinese New Year
I made these dishcloth a year ago for last year's Valentine's day. I gave them to my coworker's kids. Unfortunately I don't know where the pattern is anymore. I used Lily Sugar N' Cream yarn. Happy Valentine's Day!