Monthly Archives: December 2008

Donguri hat

Donguri hat

Excuse my model, he just woke up this morning when I wanted to take these pictures. Crocheted with very chunky wool yarn and 10 mm needle hooks, the pattern is actually for a hat with earflaps. But as it was being crocheted, the hat slowly turned to the shape of donguri (acorn) in my eyes,… Continue Reading

Winter cape

Winter cape

The school requires that the children should wear school smock to school and any jacket or coat should be taken off before entering the schoolbus. That is why I decided to make a cape for Sidra because it can be easily taken off once the bus is coming. Sidra has specifically requested something with green… Continue Reading

Christmas trees

Christmas trees

Actually we don’t celebrate Christmas, but with all the Christmas things going around, it’s only natural that Sidra had been asking for a ‘Kurisumasu’ tree. This has been going on for a few days, and I kept saying that we can’t buy one because there’s not enough space for it. Today, Sidra was kinda bored… Continue Reading

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Reversible Charlie Bag

Reversible Charlie Bag

Feel like haven’t sewn anything for ages. This Charlie bag pattern is pretty popular in Burdastyle, and I finally join the crowd and make myself one. My Charlie is reversible, white fabric with red stripes on one side and black linen with red Matryoshka dolls pattern on the other side. I make it without any… Continue Reading

Orange lace scarf

Orange lace scarf

The orange yarn was originally meant to be a knit hat, but I made mistakes with the stitches halfway and didn’t really know how to fix it. I think the yarn was not really a right choice for the hat anyway, so I unravel it and reclaimed the yarn for this crochet project. This scarf… Continue Reading

Red Bobble Hat

Red Bobble Hat

I’m hooked on crocheting! I found these skeins of yarn in a secondhand shop for ¥200 for two of them. The label says that it was wool made in Marabá, Brazil. This hat used up about 1.5 skeins of the yarn. The finished hat is not as slouchy as I want it to be, but… Continue Reading