I did it! I won 1st place in the category of Knitted and Crocheted Art, Dolls, and Toys: Dolls, Toys, and Animals. The coral wasn’t really displayed well, but I had to remind myself I already won so it doesn’t matter. I’ve got better pictures here on my blog! Here is a link to the…… Continue reading 2018 Orange County Fair 1st Place Winner!
Christmas is a day of giving, to me. It has no other meaning than to celebrate friends and family. As such, I always tend to veer towards handmade gifts of some sort. Typically it involves a lot of cookies. This year, I added crochet to the items I hand out. I thought, wouldn’t it be…… Continue reading Christmas Crochet
I found this pattern in Simply Crochet’s 2017 Amigurumi Collection. I thought he was so adorable that I had to make him even though he was rather large. Once I began working on the underside of the octopus, however, the project quickly became the bane of my existence. Each tentacle took hours and after several…… Continue reading Claude the Octopus