TOYS AND HOBBIES (Page 3)

FLOWER GARDEN TEA SET CROCHET ALONG PART ONE|CREATIVE CROCHET WORKSHOP

FOR FULL DETAILS AND MORE INFORMATION CLICK HERE! Notes: Tension/Gauge is not necessary for this project to be perfect I used a 4,00 mm hook with the variegated yarn and a 3,50 mm hook for the coral pink. I use US Crochet stitch terminology Abbreviations: CH – chain SC – single crochet HDC – half double crochet DC – double crochet TR – treble crochet TR2tog – crochet 2 treble stitches together SL ST – slip stitch INSTRUCTIONS: Serving Mat: Size: 35 cm in diameter worked with a 3.50 mm hook and double knitting/light worsted yarn (40 CM IN DIAMETER WORKED WITH A 4,00 MM HOOK) WithRead More →

DONUT STACKED SUNDAE AMIGURUMI TOY|CREATIVE CROCHET WORKSHOP

A 7 day Quick Fire Scraps Of Yarn Crochet Along! An Amigurumi Mystery Pattern! This is what I like to call a “Quickfire’ crochet along! Starting on the Monday – I will post a small part of the pattern, continuing the next day until the Sunday when the last part will be posted! STARTS MONDAY 27 JUNE 2016 BOOKMARK THIS PAGE – IT WILL BE UPDATED EACH DAY UNTIL SUNDAY 3 JULY 2016 Basic Material Requirements: Double knitting / medium worsted (No 4) yarn  – this is for the base needs to be sturdy Double knitting / light worsted (No 3) yarn – recommended to haveRead More →

BUBBLES BLUE MOUSE|CRAFTING A RAINBOW OF HOPE|CREATIVE CROCHET WORKSHOP

Bubbles Blue Mouse A cute, wacky little mouse from the world of My Daughter’s Imagination. Put together exclusively for the American Crochet – Crafting A Rainbow Of Hope Organisation CLICK THE LINK TO GET ALL THE INFORMATION!! PLEASE NOTE: IF YOU DO MAKE THIS LITTLE GUY FOR CHARITY OR ANYONE PLEASE REMEMBER HE IS NOT SUITABLE FOR BABIES. BECAUSE OF THE BEAN STITCH, LITTLE FINGERS AND NAILS WILL HOOK THE STITCHES. PLEASE SAFETY FIRST!! Easy Basic stitches, simple shaping and finishing. Yarn: double knitting/light worsted yarn (No 3) 25 – 30 grams of double knitting/light worsted yarn in light blue Small amounts of double knitting/light worstedRead More →

 An Easter bunny and chick with pockets ready to be filled with Easter goodies! SKILL LEVEL: Easy – Basic stitches, simple shaping and finishing. Concentration required for neat finishing. You should at least know how to: single crochet, double crochet, half crochet, slip stitch, use back/front loops only, decrease and more. MATERIALS: · 50gr of double knitting/light worsted yarn, in yellow and pink · Small amounts in double knitting/light worsted yarn, in orange, white and black · Fiberfill/Toy Stuffing · Size 4,00mm Hook · Size 3,00mm Hook · Yarn Needle · Stitch Marker · Optional – button nose for bunny Learn more about my yarnRead More →

Learn to knit by knitting this easy cute alien in Garter Stitch This pattern is exclusively created for the A Knitting Journey Series! Check out the tutorials & other patterns here!   Try out your new knitting skills by making this really easy project. All you have to do is cast on, work in the knit stitch and then cast off. SKILL LEVEL: Beginner YARN: My yarn – ELLE Pure Gold DK Weight: DK Texture: Plied Fiber: Acrylic (100%) Needles: 3.5 mm (4 US) ( UK), 4 mm (6 US) (8 UK) Gauge: 22 sts / 10 cm (4″) Balls: 100g; 260 m (284 yds)Read More →

A colorful baby block with pockets, embellishments and small stuffed toy! Skill Level:  Easy – Basic stitches and simple shaping. Patience required for assembly. You should at least know how to: single crochet, double crochet, half crochet, slip stitch, use back/front loops only, decrease and more. Materials:  Small amounts of double knitting/light worsted yarn, in colors of choice  Approx 50 gr of main color in double knitting/light worsted yarn for block  Fiberfill/Toy Stuffing  Size 3.50 mm Hook  Yarn Needle  Stitch Marker  Optional – buttons for eyes, beads for flower centers and ribbon. Due to the nature of this pattern – the yarn and hook used isRead More →

Little Penguin Doll & Blanket A cute little amigurumi penguin made to match a book and blanket. SKILL LEVEL: Easy Basic stitches, simple shaping and finishing. SIZE: Approx 12 cm tall and 8 cm in width MATERIALS: Yarns: Double knitting/light worsted yarn Approx 25 grams of blue Small amounts of double knitting/light worsted yarn in white, yellow and black For blanket click here (not my pattern) Learn more about my yarn and how to substitute 🙂 Hooks & Notions: Size 3.50 mm Hook Yarn Needle Stitch Marker Small amount of fiberfill/toy stuffing GAUGE: Tension/Gauge is not necessary for this project to be perfect ABBREVIATIONS: SCRead More →

PART EIGHT: How To Play!   HOW TO PLAY Helps to count and learn numbers (1-6) Helps with coordination and throwing   For Toddlers and Young Children: Use as a counting mat – let each character be associated with a number: exp Santa – Number One. Let them place Santa on Number One Use as a ‘dartboard’: lay play mat on the floor, let child stand a few feet away (or let them sit on their knees) and let them throw one of the character balls onto a number   For Older Children: For 2 to 6 players Rule 1 – Each player chooses aRead More →

PART SEVEN:  Christmas Stocking Carry Bag – Part Two  FOR FULL DETAILS AND MORE INFORMATION CLICK HERE! Stocking: Toe: With blue yarn and 4.50 mm hook CH 44 As shown in photo press stocking flat and rejoin cream/white in the center on the foot. Rnd 1: CH1, work 1 SC into same ST, work 1 SC into each ST (34 SC), SL ST into first SC made. Rnd 2: CH1, work 1 SC into same ST, work 1 SC into next 5 STS, SC2tog, work 1 SC into next 18 STS, SC2tog, work 1 SC into next 6 STS (32 SC), SL ST into firstRead More →

PART SIX:  Christmas Stocking Carry Bag – Part One  FOR FULL DETAILS AND MORE INFORMATION CLICK HERE! Applique: Star: With 3,00 mm hook and yellow yarn CH 5, join with a SL ST to first CH to form a ring. Rnd 1: Work 3 CH, 2 DC, 3 CH, into ring *3 DC, 3 CH. Repeat from * 3 more times. (5 DC clusters and 5 3 CH’s). Join with a SL ST to the 3rd CH of starting 3CH. Rnd 2: SL ST into the next  2DC and into the first 3 CH space. 3 CH, 2 DC, 3 CH, 3 DC into 3 CH space,Read More →

Me and several other awesome bloggers got together to do a very special blog hop for Christmas – A Fairy Merry Christmas.    A blog hop is where you can go to a different blog every day and read a post from a new blogger on the central theme. Each of the bloggers in our hop will share their take on a Fairy Merry Christmas! This is the fourth post in the series. Please visit Joy @ xoxoGrandma for the third post in the series and Alayna @ Alayna’s Creations tomorrow for the next post and come back each day until Dec 11th for all the great posts in the Fairy Merry ChristmasRead More →

PART FIVE:  Elf & Christmas Tree Skittles     FOR FULL DETAILS AND MORE INFORMATION CLICK HERE! INSTRUCTIONS: Making The Body & Head  Theses instructions are used for all the Character Skittles except the Christmas Tree.   Ball Body: Approx size 8 cm in diameter This part is made by working in continuous rounds, so you may want to use a stitch marker to keep record of your current rnd. With yarn and 3.50 mm hook Make a magic circle . Rnd 1: Work 6 SC into magic circle. Place a stitch marker in the last SC to designate the end of the rnd. Rnd 2: Work 2 SCRead More →